JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island Sunday, according to a news release.
The Coast Guard was notified at 3 a.m. that a 42-year-old man fell into the water while transiting from the vessel to a barge without wearing a lifejacket. He did not resurface, the Coast Guard said.
Florida Fish & Wildlife, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office are all assisting in the search.
Stay with First Coast News for more updates on this developing story.