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BOISE -- Authorities have temporarily suspended the search for a Caldwell man, who has been missing since the boat he was riding in capsized on the Snake River last Friday.

The accident, about eight miles north of Hells Canyon Dam, sent three men into the water. Two of them made it to shore, but 42-year-old Ricky Flores, of Caldwell, is still missing.

The Wallowa County Sheriff's Office says they decided to suspend underwater search operations due to bad weather, water conditions, and the need for additional equipment to be brought in to the search area.

At this point, it's not known when the search may resume.

On Tuesday, searchers found some debris, believed to be from the missing boat, but have yet to find Flores.

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