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Jul 30, 2011 11:48 PM by Stephanie Collins

Search continues for missing deputy in Wyoming

DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) - The search continued today for a Converse County sheriff's deputy missing since he swam in to a swollen river to save a struggling girl.

Twenty-nine-year-old Bryan Gross has been missing since Thursday evening. He jumped in the North Platte River to assist a teenage girl, who survived.

The incident happened in Douglas, about 50 miles east of Casper. The river is higher than normal following heavy snows last winter.

An airplane donated by a local rancher has been used in the search.

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