Coast Guard suspends search for man in Delaware River

Coast Guard Station Philadelphia 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo

Coast Guard Station Philadelphia 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man in the Delaware River near Hawk Island.

The Coast Guard began searching along with crews from the Philadelphia Marine Police, New Jersey State Police, Philadelphia Fire Marine, and Delanco Fire, Monday night.

“After working with our port partners and searching diligently through the night and this morning, we have made the difficult decision to suspend the search,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, commander, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay. “Our sincerest sympathies go out to the young man’s family and all of those affected by this tragedy.”

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