Crews searching for missing kayaker in Pike County


PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Crews are searching for a kayaker who disappeared in Pikeville Wednesday night.

Kentucky State Police report 47-year-old Paris Smith became separated from a group of people kayaking in the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River around 10 p.m.

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Several emergency and rescue agencies showed up to help in the search.

That search continued through the night and into Thursday morning.

Police say crews remain on the scene.