The Merced County Sheriff’s Dive Team is currently searching for a male who fell into the river while riding a horse. The male never came back up, according to Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Daryl Allen.

The incident occurred under the bridge near Santa Fe and El Capitan Way.

There was several people riding horses in the area at the time.

The call for the drowning incident happened around 1:59 PM.

No other information is immediately available at this time.