Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed, Coast Guard continues to assist Brevard County divers

Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed, Coast Guard continues to assist Brevard County divers
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Coast Guardsmen are continuing to provide a safety zone for Brevard County Sheriff’s Office divers in the Canaveral Barge Canal in Merritt Island, Fla., Friday, but are no longer searching for the man who went missing from a barge there. The Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed from the east entrance of the canal to Sykes Creek. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office remains...

Coast Guard searching for man missing from barge in Merritt Island, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for man missing from barge in Merritt Island, Fla.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – U.S. Coast Guard boat and aircrews are searching for a man who may have fallen off a barge he was working on in Canaveral Barge Canal in Merritt Island, Fla., Friday. None of the other workers on the barge saw the man fall off, but it isn’t believed he could have gone ashore without entering the water. He has been missing from the barge since about 9 a.m. The man is...