Search for man overboard in Gulf

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The Coast Guard is searching for a 55-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard Monday morning about 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana.

The captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin reported that at about 3 a.m., a crew member had fallen overboard off a nearby fishing vessel, the Captain Kent, while it was at anchor. It was also reported that the man was not wearing a life jacket.

Involved in the search are:

• A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew

• A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew

• Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, a fast response cutter crew from Pascagoula,


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