Coast Guard search for missing man

July 18, 2009 11:03:06 AM PDT
The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 47-year-old male who was reported to have fallen overboard a shrimping vessel.It happened around 9pm about 14 miles off Matagorda Coast. A crewmember on board the 60-foot shrimping boat Wylie Milam reported a fellow crewmember had fallen overboard.

The Coast Guard assets were immediately launched and/or dispatched to the vessel's last reported position.

An HU-25 Falcon jet crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi is expected to join the search this afternoon.

The crewmember reported to have fallen overboard was described as a 47-year-old Hispanic male with a small build weighing approximately 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a light blue shirt.

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