Posted: May 27, 2010 9:34 AM by Sharlee Jacobs
MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) -The Coast Guard is searching for a
33-year-old-man who went missing in Lake Pontchartrain
approximately a quarter-of-a-mile south of Mandeville/
The Coast Guard received a report from the St. Tammany Parish
Sheriff's Office at approximately 1 a.m. Thursday that a small
recreational vessel carrying two adults and one child had collided
with something in the water and had ejected the two adult
passengers from the vessel. One adult was able to make it back to
the boat and regain control.
The Coast Guard is searching along with the Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's
The cause of the accident is under investigation.