Officials find missing Citrus County paddleboarder

Citrus County deputies said they found a known addleboarder who went missing Wednesday night. 

Officials said 34-year-old Mark Khokhlov is a local paddle board guide, and was last heard from at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said he left his home, rode his bike to Hunter Springs Park in Crystal River, and launched his black-and-white paddleboard. 

Early Thursday morning, officials said they found him safe in the Kings Bay area. Citrus County deputies shared the following message on the agency's Facebook page