Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana

24 foot Special Purpose Craft - Shallow Water

Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana, Thursday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday evening of a 36-year-old male who had jumped off the commercial fishing vessel Miss Sue.

Involved in the search:

Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 24-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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