Coast Guard suspends search for man near the San Luis Pass, Texas

U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo

U.S. Coast Guard file photo

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning.

Missing is 29-year-old Jacob Szydlowski. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass.

Searches were conducted by a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Coast Guard Station Freeport boat crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Pompano crew. Gulf Coast Rescue , Equisearch and Galveston Island Beach Patrol also assisted with search efforts.

Search efforts covered 230 square miles.

At 8:12 a.m., a wade fisherman contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that he and Szydlowski had been pulled under by strong currents while wade fishing and he did not see Szydlowski resurface.

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