UPDATE (11 PM): 

According to a Tuscaloosa Police Department spokesperson, officers responded to Oliver Lock and Dam in reference to a boat accident.

The spokesperson said a boat had gone over the dam, submerging all three boaters who were in the vessel. Two resurfaced, leaving one still missing.

Crews are still at the scene in search of the third boater. While this is a Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue case, the police are assisting in the search.

This story will be updated as more information is made available. Check back for more developments.


Multiple emergency agencies are on the scene at Tuscaloosa's Oliver Lock and Dam after a boating accident there Tuesday night.

According to a Tweet from the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Service, firefighters and police from Tuscaloosa and Northport are responding to an accident there.

There is no word on the severity of the wreck yet, but first responders are on both sides of the Black Warrior River and a boater may be missing after going overboard.

This is a developing story and will be updated, stay tuned for more details as they become available.

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