MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Crews in northwestern Minnesota searched the fast-moving Red River Friday for a missing college student.
Fanuel Asrat, 24, vanished while swimming with friends in the river early Thursday morning.READ MORE: 'Don't Let Anybody Stop You': 84-Year-Old Completes Her Dream Of Earning Degree From U Of M
Firefighters from Fargo went out in boats near a dam looking for any sign of him.READ MORE: Madison Community Rallies To Restore Beloved, Storm-Damaged Ballpark
Two of Asrat’s friends made it out of the river, but they did not know if he went under or got to shore.
Asrat is a student at Minnesota State University Moorhead.MORE NEWS: Timberwolves Agree To Deal With Nuggets' Tim Connelly, Reports Say
His LinkedIn page says he teaches children’s swimming lessons through the school.