Search Continues After Boat Found Capsized In Lake Pontchartrain

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The Coast Guard in New Orleans launched a search early last night of Lake Pontchartrain after a white-hulled vessel was reported to have capsized.

The report came in at 7:30 from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office after the boat was spotted about a quarter mile east of Treasure Chest Casino in Kenner.

Search crews were looking for the owner or anyone who may have been on board the vessel.

The Coast Guard added:

Involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • Kenner Police Department

Anyone with information is requested to contact Sector New Orleans at 504-365-2200.

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