Coast Guard searching for possible missing kayaker near Blake Island, Wash.

Coast Guard 41-foot utility boat

USCG file photo

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing kayaker in the vicinity of Vashon Island and Blake Island, Wash., Saturday.

Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, in Seattle, received notification from the Washington State Ferry Tillicum at 6:50 a.m. of an orange kayak, with a lifejacket and a paddle onboard, adrift in between Vashon Island and Blake Island State Marine Park.

Coast Guard Station Seattle launched a 41-foot Utility Boat rescue crew to begin searching for a potential person in the water and Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., launched an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew at 8:05 a.m. to further assist.

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