Coast Guard Searching for Possible Missing Jet Skier

NEW YORK-A drifting jet ski near Jones Beach has prompted a search for a possible person in the water by the U.S. Coast Guard around 9:15 a.m. this morning.

A life jacket was found floating near the jet ski.

The Coast Guard launched a 25-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Jones Beach to conduct the search. A Coast Guard auxiliary aircraft and local police units have also joined the search.

Weather on scene was reportedly calm at the time the jet ski was discovered.

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