The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Monday.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 8:12 p.m. of the 54-foot inspected towing vessel Seattle Slew capsizing in the Mississippi River near Myrtle Grove Fleet with three people on board. Two people were recovered. One is missing.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
Coast Guard Station Venice 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Department marine asset crew
There is a waterway closure from mile marker 55 to mile marker 58 on the Mississippi River.