Coast Guard, other agencies search for person in the water

Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-MediumNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 35-year-old African American male in the water near the Causeway Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 10:59 p.m.  Saturday that the male fell into the water after a motorcycle accident on the Causeway Bridge.

Involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew
  • Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew
  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew
  • Causeway Police Department
  • St. Tammany Sherriff’s Department

Anyone with information is requested to contact Sector New Orleans at (504) 365-2200.

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