Family and friends continue searching for Dubuque man who fell in Mississippi River

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EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois (KCRG TV-9) -- Family and friends will continue to search the Mississippi River for a Dubuque man who fell off a train bridge and into the river early Monday morning.
East Dubuque fire officials say Canadian National employee, Jim Wagner accidentally fell from the railroad bridge while working early Monday morning.

25 people from seven different agencies spent portions of the 3rd and 4th of July searching on the river.

On Tuesday, East Dubuque Fire Chief Joe Heim said rescue crews plan to scale back the search. Heim says members of East Dubuque fire department will search the river one time each day.

A family friend tells TV-9 they plan to use their own boats to continue searching the Mississippi River.

Friends say Wagner was a single man and has several brothers and sisters who live in the Dubuque area.