Coast Guard searching for boater in Potomac River near Indian Head, Md.

Coast Guard District 5 NewsBALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for a 31-year-old man in the Potomac River after the boat he was aboard capsized about a half mile off the coast of Indian Head, Md., Thursday.

A member of Charles County Fire and Rescue contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 6:20 p.m. reporting a boat capsized in the river with two people aboard.

A Charles County boatcrew was able to rescue one of the men who went into the river.

A crew aboard a 25-foot Response Boat – Small from Coast Guard Station Washington, a Maryland Natural Resources Police boatcrew, crews aboard two Maryland State Police helicopters and a Charles County boatcrew responded to search for the other man.

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