VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The body of a boater that went missing after he fell overboard at Lake Harney on Wednesday has been found.
Searchers found L.S. Highsmith's body at around 11 a.m. on Thursday, according to Greg Workman from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
The 67-year-old Mims resident fell overboard while fishing on Lake Harney, which stretches between Seminole and Volusia counties, Workman stated in a news release.
During the overnight, two FWC officials stayed out after search efforts began. The agency stated the search started with a call about a possible drowning.
Workman stressed in the press release the importance for boaters to wear a flotation device while on the water.