Search continues at Smith Lake for UAH student - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Search continues at Smith Lake for UAH student

CULLMAN, AL (WBRC) - Crews will be back at Smith Lake looking for a University of Alabama Huntsville student who is missing after his canoe capsized on Saturday night. Three people were in the boat when it turned over.

Nearby residents heard their calls for help. They were able to pull two to safety.

Catherine Andrews says she is relieved they were able to help. "I just thank god we heard them," says Andrews. "That's the sad part."

 Officials say the three people in the boat were not wearing life vests. They believe alcohol was involved in the incident.

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