Body found in search for crew member of overturned tugboat in San Jacinto River

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One person was unable to escape after a tugboat capsized on Tuesday morning.

The Coast Guard says a body was found in their search for a crew member of a tug boat that capsized this morning on the San Jacinto River.

Four people were pulled from the water when the tugboat, the Ricky J Leboeuf, capsized around 7:45am about a half-mile south of the I-10 overpass, but one crew member went missing. He was recovered around 10am.

The other four crewmembers were recovered shortly after entering the water.

Coast Guard rescue boats and a helicopter responded to the search.

The Coast Guard is investigating how the accident happened.

To read the full release, go to our partner, The Houston Community Newspapers' The Pasadena Citizen.

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