Coast Guard searching for man who fell overboard in St. Bernard Parish

Source: Fox 8 archives
Source: Fox 8 archives
Updated: Oct. 27, 2017 at 9:08 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The Louisiana U.S. Coast Guard along with Wildlife and Fisheries and the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for a man who fell overboard in a boating accident.

According to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office, a husband and wife were fishing on Bayou Bienvenue Thursday afternoon when the woman's husband fell off the boat into the water.

Officials with the Coast Guard said that they have had crews out all night searching for the boater.

The Coast Guard also said they are conducting a first-light search Friday morning with a separate crew.

This is a developing story, stay with us at for more details as they become available.

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