Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain


(KLFY) The Coast Guard and its partner agencies are searching for a missing person near the Highway 11 drawbridge in Lake Pontchartrain.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday stating that a pleasure craft with five people aboard allided with the drawbridge and one of the occupants was ejected from the vessel.

The other four people were taken to a University Medical Center New Orleans by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for further medical care.

Involved with the search are:

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