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NOFD: Man reportedly missing in Lake Pontchartrain

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Fire Department says a man reportedly fell off of a boat near the Seabrook Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain on Wednesday afternoon.

It happened, in the 5400 block of Lakeshore Drive.

According to an NOFD spokesperson, witnesses say that the man fell overboard at 2:36 p.m. and did not resurface. Members of the Coast Guard have joined in the search for the man and the boat. 

Police say Wednesday night that crews suspended the search and will resume Thursday at 8 a.m.

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