Coast Guard, response agencies searching for missing boater near Baton Rogue

Published 7:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with local and state responders are searching for a mariner who went missing after his vessel took on water near Baton Rogue, Louisiana, Wednesday evening. 

Missing is an African-American male last seen in the water without a lifejacket near mile marker 232 on the Lower Mississippi River. 

Rescue crews searching are:

  • A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew
  • A Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat – Small boatcrew
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries 
  • East Baton Rogue Sheriffs Office

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