OHIOPYLE (KDKA) – The search for a missing rafter at Ohiopyle State Park is set to resume Sunday morning.

According to officials, 22-year-old Rob Vega from Lancaster, went missing on Saturday while rafting on the Youghiogheny River whitewater rapids in the Ohiopyle State Park, near Dimple Rock.

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The victim was rafting with some friends when their raft flipped over, and he fell overboard.

It’s a dangerous section of the river that has seen a number of drownings since the park opened in the mid-70s.

Park Manager James Juran said Sunday evening that the search effort has been scaled back into a recovery effort.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Youghiogheny Dam lowered the water level to aide in search efforts.

The search was called off Saturday night because of darkness.

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