On December 24, 2015 at approximately 3:45 pm dispatchers received a 911 call regarding a 44 year old male who had fallen off a boat dock in the 400 block of Yaquina Bay Road, near Sawyers Landing and was swept into the bay by the outgoing current. Numerous first responders including local law enforcement, fire and medical, US Coast Guard and others, immediately converged in the area in an attempt to locate the man. A helicopter, boats, and ground crews searched for the missing man until approximately 9:00 pm, but were unsuccessful. The missing man is presumed drowned. The victim was later identified as 44 year old Ryan Leroy Doland of Salem, Oregon. As of December 29, 2015, Mr. Doland has not been located.
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