Search continues for missing boater, driver charged with BUI

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TROY, Ala. (WIAT) — The search for a missing 26-year-old is still ongoing following a crash on Smith Lake July 4.

Kelsey Starling has been missing since the crash Thursday night that involved another boat that left another five injured.

23-year-old William Jackson Fite of Decatur, was arrested Friday on a charge of boating under the influence. Jackson was held in the Winston County jail but was released the following day by making bond.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is searching the water and surrounding area. Crews are using sonar equipment and are searching the water between 80 and 200 feet deep.

No other information has been released. Stay with CBS 42 as more information comes in.

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