Coast Guard suspends search for man in Patuxent River

BALTIMORE- The Coast Guard is suspending its search for a missing man in the Patuxent River Monday.

Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes, Md., and Station Oxford Md., continued searches throughout the night and into the morning. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., conducted a first light search.

Four people were ejected from a 35-foot cigarette boat after reportedly striking a sand bar in the vicinity of Point Patient.

Ron Healy, a Good Samaritan that was in the area at the time, recovered three of the people from the water and transferred them to awaiting emergency services.

The Natural Resource Police (NRP) and Calvert County Fire and Rescue are currently searching for the remaining man.

Persons recovered were taken to Prince George Shock Trauma and Calvert County Memorial Hospital.

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