Arkansas Woman Missing In Missouri Flood
BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) –The search continued on Thursday, August 18 for a woman who called 911 on Tuesday saying she was trapped in a car that was filling with water.
Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said they are looking for 44-year-old Ginger Myers, an Arkansas resident.
According to Robbie Myers with the Butler County EMA, the sheriff’s department and highway patrol are searching by boat and road on Thursday.
He said as the water goes down it will rule out locations. They can now access more and Highway 53 has reopened.
The woman’s family gave us permission to use her picture. They said they didn’t want to release any more information to protect her privacy, they but want you to see her picture in case you live in the area and can keep an eye out for her.
If you see anything, you are advised to contact your local law enforcement.
On Wednesday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol used their helicopter in the search efforts, but they didn’t find anything. From the helicopter, they were able to see the levees and the water receding.
Officials say the 911 call came into Stoddard County, as the woman on the line said she was trapped in water in her vehicle and that it was filling up.
A short time later, the call cut out.
MSHP began their search on Tuesday and continued searching on Wednesday along Highway 53 in Butler County.
Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the woman’s family has not heard from her since Tuesday night.
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