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Boat crash on one of metro Atlanta's busiest lakes leaves 2 missing

The collision of 2 boats on one of metro Atlanta's most popular lakes has resulted in multiple injuries and a search for two missing fishermen.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County authorities are scouring the waters and shores of Lake Lanier hoping to find two missing fishermen after a Wednesday afternoon boat accident.

Forsyth County Fire spokesperson Jason Shivers said the accident happened around 5 p.m. near Bald Ridge Creek - not far from Little Ridge Park. It involved two boats and several people. First responders found three people from one boat - a man with traumatic but non-life-threatening injuries and two women with minor injuries who refused treatment.

However, the search continues for two more men who were apparently fishing in the area at the time. Fire officials didn't say who the two men may be, but added that they believe they're both adults.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is working alongside the fire department and the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office in the search.  Authorities haven't announced how the accident may have happened.

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