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Authorities looking for missing Pennsylvania fisherman after boat sinks in Lake Ontario

Oswego County

Authorities are still searching for a missing Pennsylvania man whose boat sank on Lake Ontario Saturday evening.

According to the Oswego County Sheriff's Office, a boat on Lake Ontario with three fishermen on-board took on water and eventually sank at 5:30 p.m. near Sunset Bay Park in the Town of Scriba.

Two of the fishermen jumped from the boat and used flotation devices and a cooler to float in the water until they were spotted and rescued around 7 p.m. by other fishermen, deputies said.

The third passenger, Mark Deiter, of Walnuttort, Pennsylvania, is still missing. He was last seen when the boat became fully submerged in the lake.

A search for Deiter by several local authorities was suspended at 1 a.m. Sunday morning, deputies said. The search was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

After a search from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Deiter and his boat have still not been located, according to the Oswego County Sheriff's office.

The search is scheduled to resume on Monday at 9 a.m., and the cause remains under investigation, deputies said.

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