Canton Police Press Release
At 1:45 p.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to Hickory Log Reservoir in regard to a swimmer in distress. The caller stated he and his friend were swimming when the friend began struggling in the water. The caller reportedly had attempted to help his struggling friend before swimming to the shore to call for help.
Officers arrived on scene at the shore and located the caller. Officers were unable to locate the swimmer that was in distress. Canton Marine Patrol arrived on scene along with Cherokee County Fire Department, both put boats in the water to aid in the search. DNR was also contacted to assist in the search. The search is still continuing.