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Missing boy’s shoe discovered in river

Associated Press

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – A second white tennis shoe thought to have been worn by a missing 13-year-old Boy Scout was found in the turbulent Yellowstone River Sunday as the search effort expanded to 250 people, including kayakers.

Luke Sanburg, of Helena, Mont., was pushing logs into the river with other Scouts Friday when one of the logs clipped his legs and knocked him into the river. He was last seen floating downstream with his head above water level, the National Park Service said.

Sunday’s search continued to focus on a 14-mile section of the river between Knowles Falls and a bridge at Corwin Springs, Mont., and was expanded further north into Montana. The first white tennis shoe, fitting the description of one worn by Luke, was found about five miles downstream from where he entered the river. The second shoe was found in the same general area.

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