Cruise ship passenger reported overboard near Bahamas

The Coast Guard is searching for a 32-year-old woman who reportedly fell overboard from a cruise ship near the Bahamas.

Around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, crew members on board the Carnival Ecstasy said a woman "was reportedly seen falling overboard," according to the Coast Guard.

The woman was wearing a white dress with pink floral, the Coast Guard said.

The ship was about 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. Coast Guard air and boat crews have launched a search.

The ship was en route from Nassau, Bahamas, to Charleston, South Carolina, at the time. The ship is expected to arrive in Charleston on Thursday, the Coast Guard said.

ABC News has reached out to Carnival for comment.


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