Man Jumps From Cruise Ship

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a 24 year-old man reported to have jumped from the cruise ship Carnival Glory this morning 30 miles east of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

The cruise ship crew notified the Coast Guard at 12:45 a.m. that a witness in the cabin room watched the man run through the cabin window and fall approximately 60 feet into the water. The witness also reported the 24 year-old man was intoxicated.

The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, a helicopter from Air Station Miami, the cruise ship Disney and Carnival Glory have been searching the area. A Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., as well as the Cutter Chandeleur are enroute.

According to the Carnival Cruise ship website, the Carnival Glory operates out of Port Canaveral, Fla.

The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous is a 210-foot medium endurance cutter homported in Cape May, N.J.

The Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur is a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Miami.

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