(ROCKFORD) – Four Seymour residents were rescued Saturday after their jon boat capsized in the East Fork White River at Rockford.
Police say 41-year-old Jason Anderson, 44-year-old Sarah Anderson, 54-year-old Beth Linneneier, and 51-year-old Ron Taylor, were rescued after Jackson County Sheriff’s Department was alerted that a boat had gone over the dam at 4:25 p.m.
Sheriff Rick Meyer said two people were able to swim to safety, but two others had to be rescued.
Sheriff Meyer and Reserve Officer Eric Browalski pulled one person to safety, and Seymour Police Officer Derrick Shelley located and pulled the other from the water.
All four declined medical treatment.
Indiana Conservation officers assisted at the scene.