Coast Guard to search Rappahnnock River for missing man - CBS46 News

Coast Guard to search Rappahannock River for missing man

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CHESAPEAKE, VA (WWBT) -

U.S. Coast Guard crews are expected to resume their search Tuesday morning for a missing fisherman, 32, believed to have gone overboard near the Rappahannock River.

A fishing vessel called The Fleeton was heading south across the Chesapeake bay near the river Monday morning. The crew on board called rescuers around 9 a.m. the man had been missing for several hours.

Coast Guard crews from stations in Virginia Beach, Elizabeth City, Little Creed, Milford Haven, and Cape Charles are involved in the search.

The search is expected to resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday. 

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