Search for individual floating down Broad River will resume today

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Department of Natural Resources Dive Team says that the search for an individual floating down the Broad River will resume today.

Crews from the Columbia Fire Department, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Richland County Sheriff's Department combed the banks of Broad River Tuesday in search of a black male on Tuesday.

Officials say the individual parked his burgundy SUV on I-20 highway around 1:00 pm before taking the dive.

Captain Chris Cowan with RCSD says papers and documents were found inside of the SUV that identify someone, but he cannot link them to the jumper until he is rescued from the river.

Cowan adds that the jumper was not being chased or pulled over by law enforcement when he decided to jump.

WACH will bring you information once it becomes available.