Coast Guard searches for missing man near Seadrift, Tx

An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

USCG File Photo

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a man that went missing Friday afternoon one mile southeast of Seadrift.

At 5:40 p.m., The captain of the  tug and barge Joey Devall, contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report he was missing a crew member after thoroughly searching the vessel.

Missing is Tony Bergeron, a 37-year-old man who was last seen wearing dark blue pants and a black shirt.

A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter air crew and Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boat crew were launched at 5:53 p.m. and began searching for the missing man. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office members are also assisting with search efforts.

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