By BRENDAN KIRBY
and KERRY LYNN FRALEY
WILLIAMSPORT - Two boaters reported missing on the Potomac River late Monday were safely located by rescue workers, authorities said.
The boaters, Michael Nelson and Deborah Gardener, both 34, of Inwood, W.Va., had left from the Cherry Run area, near Hedgesville, W.Va., in a silver canoe at about 12:30 p.m., according to Capt. Will Ball of the Williamsport Volunteer Fire Department.
Rescue workers in a Williamsport Volunteer Fire Department search boat found the pair at about 10:45 p.m. about two miles upstream from River Bottom Park in Williamsport, Ball said.