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Coast Guard suspends search for boater in Mississippi River

Coast Guard
Posted at 1:25 PM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 14:25:41-04

The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a boater who went missing after his vessel took on water near Baton Rouge.

Officials say the missing 45-year-old man was last seen in the water without a lifejacket near mile marker 232 on the Lower Mississippi River. 

Rescue crews searched for approximately 24 hours, covering more than 115 miles along the Mississippi River.

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