Coast Guard searching for 52-year-old man in waters off Marsh Island

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (KLFY) — The US Coast Guard is searching for a man presumed to have fallen overboard in the offshore waters near Marsh Island Monday, according to a press release.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about 3 a.m. that a 52-year-old man was missing from the crew of commercial fishing vessel Guiding Light 3, approximately 18 nautical miles south of Marsh Island.

Involved in the search are two aircraft and a Coast Guard cutter skipjack.

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