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Coast Guard searching for man in waters of Dulac Bayou

Coast Guard
Posted at 8:14 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 21:14:51-04

TERREBONE PARISH — The Coast Guard says they are searching for a person in the water in Dulac.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans say they received a report at 1:00 p.m. on Friday September 27 of a running vehicle with an empty boat trailer at a boat launch near Old Bridge Road with an unmanned vessel drifting nearby.

The Coast Guard says that they later received a report that a surveillance camera had recorded a man, from the vehicle, entering the water in Bayou Dulac.

Involved in the search are:

  • A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft—Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office