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BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a woman who went missing in the water Tuesday afternoon near the MacKay Bridge and fishing pier.

Authorities were notified at 4:50 p.m., according to USCG Petty Officer Lauren Jorgenson.

A Coast Guard boat from Coast Guard Station Brunswick is assisting the Brunswick Police Department in the search and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is aiding in the search with helicopters.

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