RENO COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities successfully located a man missing in flood waters in Reno County after a jet ski broke down.
According to the Reno County Sheriff, three men with jet skis went around barricades and entered flood waters in attempt to retrieve farm animals in the 3300 Block of N Pennington.
Deputies made contact with two of the riders when they returned to their vehicle.
A search and rescue for the third began after it was reported his jet ski broke down and he was possibly stranded at unknown location with no phone on hand. Authorities reported overnight the man had been located and he was in good condition.
The sheriff’s department reminded followers on social media, the search for the man was about trying to locate a missing person and not about punishing anyone rescuing animals in flood water.
Dozens of roads in Reno County remain closed due to flooding.