Coast Guard searches for 1 near Barnegat Bay, NJ

5th Coast Guard District News
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. ­— Coast Guard crews and local authorities are searching for a 25-­year-­old man who fell off of a 23-foot pleasure boat near Barnegat Bay, N.J. Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by a good Samaritan in the area at 6 p.m. reporting that a man had fallen from a pleasure boat.

Two 25-foot Response Boat-Small crews from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, New Jersey State Police, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department, SeaTow and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City are searching for the missing man.

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