Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell off sailboat

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a man who fell overboard from a sailboat off Sandy Point State Park.
 
Maryland State Police, Maryland Natural Resources Police and Anne Arundel County Fire Rescue on Friday were looking for the man, who was not wearing a life jacket when he fell overboard, the Coast Guard said in a news release. The Coast Guard suspended its search around noon.
 
Coast Guard watchstanders were notified about 9 p.m. Thursday that the man, whom authorities did not identify, fell overboard.
 
Coast Guard personnel had searched throughout the night, and covered more than 75 square nautical miles.
Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

More Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories