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Weekend search for Brandon Swanson planned for western Yellow Medicine County

GRANITE FALLS -- Searchers will be combing an area near Porter in western Yellow Medicine County on both Saturday and Sunday for Brandon Swanson, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office announced on Friday.

People should be aware of the searchers' presence.

Brandon Swanson, 19, has been missing since May 14. He was returning home from a party in Canby when his car went into a ditch. He called his parents, Brian and Annette Swanson of Marshall, and asked them to pick him up near Lynd.

He was talking to his father on a cell phone when he said "Oh s--!'' and the phone went dead, according to published reports.