Crews search for kayaker last seen on Elk River

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Crews are searching for a kayaker who went missing on the Elk River in Giles County over the weekend.  

Anthony Cooper was last seen putting his kayak in the river Sunday morning. Officials said a short time later the kayak was seen floating down the river upside down with no sign of Cooper. 

Crews began searching for him Sunday evening. His kayak has since been recovered and a lifejacket was found behind the seat.  

Cooper’s family have been notified. 

Additional information was not released.  

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