Coast Guard searching for person in water near Everett, Wash.

13th Coast Guard District NewsSEATTLE — The Coast Guard and Everett Fire and Rescue Dept. are responding to a missing person in the water near Everett, Wash., Monday.

The Coast Guard received a report, at approximately 1:30 p.m., that a good Samaritan located a person in the water. The rescued person stated that his 12-foot dingy sunk and a second person that was aboard the vessel was still missing.

The missing person in the water is not believed to be wearing a lifejacket.

Two response boat crews from Coast Guard Station Seattle and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., are conducting a search of the area. Everett Fire and Rescue are assisting with the search.

Weather conditions are clear skies, calm seas and calm winds.

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