Franklin County first responders locate four missing floaters Saturday night

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ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WFXR) — According to the Franklin County Department of Public Safety, the swift water rescue team located four missing people who were floating on the Pigg River Saturday.

The department tweeted at 9:36 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 the Special Operations Team had been activated to find a group lost somewhere between Rakes Road Bridge and Lynch Park Boat Take out.

By 10:01 p.m. on Saturday, officials announced all four people were located safely near Christian Heritage Academy.

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