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Missing kayakers found in Zoar Valley

Two kayakers reported missing in Zoar Valley were located late Monday, according to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

The search for the male and female kayakers began shortly before 9:30 p.m. The pair were found in the Town of Collins and walked out of the valley around 11:30 p.m.

The names and ages of the kayakers were not released Tuesday morning. No information was available on the extent of any injuries or what the circumstances were that led to them being reported missing.

Sheriff’s deputies, numerous volunteer fire companies, State Police, state forest rangers and the Niagara Frontier Search & Rescue Team participated in the search.