Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a 15-year-old male that fell from a dock while fishing Sunday near Awendaw, S.C., along the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Coast Guard was notified at 6:10 P.M., that a 15-year-old-male fell into the water while fishing. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew, a 25-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Charleston, the Charleston County Marine Rescue Squadron, and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are searching.

If anyone has information, please contact the Coast Guard Sector Charleston operations center at (843) 740 -7050.

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