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Crews recover body after search for truck in Lake Pontchartrain

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NEW ORLEANS -

The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday.

A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office marine unit recovered the deceased driver at 5 p.m.

Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway Bridge authorities regarding a vehicle in the water after deputies reported the missing guardrail from the bridge, as well as propane tanks in the roadway.

Multiple crews aided in the search. 

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