A man fell into the Missouri River in Sugar Creek on Wednesday afternoon and rescue crews were trying to find him.

A man fell into the Missouri River in Sugar Creek on Wednesday afternoon and rescue crews were trying to find him.

Sugar Creek Police responded to the LaBenite Park shortly after 4 p.m.

According to authorities, two men had been drinking along the shore and one of them fell into the swiftly moving water. At 5 p.m., crews were still trying to locate him.

The Missouri State Water Patrol also responded.