Manassas man missing after boat overturns in Potomac River

WASHINGTON — A 40-year-old man from Manassas, Virginia, is missing after a boat overturned in the Potomac River off Possum Point around 8 p.m. Saturday, officials said.

Search and Rescue from Prince William, Fairfax, and Charles counties are involved.

Maryland Natural Resources Police say the search is ongoing and that they’ve been on the water since 10 p.m. Saturday.

A map of the general area:

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William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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