Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Florida Diver

MIAMI – The Coast Guard, and Coast Guard Auxiliary along with local and state agencies, is continuing the search for a missing 33-year-old diver near Cape Florida Light, in Miami.

Yosmany Gonzalez was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 7 p.m. Wednesday, by family and friends who he was with at the time of his disappearance. It was reported that Gonzalez did not surface from a dive while searching for lobsters.

Assisting in the search is:

Two 41-foot rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Fla.
An HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew and an HU-25 Falcon jet crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami.
A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircraft.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission boat crew.
Miami Dade Rescue boat crew.

Officials have been searching the area since about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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