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UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker after man found at home

TEXAS CITY, Texas9:25 p.m. Update: The U.S. Coast Guard called off the search for a 30-year-old man in Dickinson Bay, after he was found at home Wednesday evening.

“At approximately 8:00 p.m., Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from a family friend that the missing individual had been located at home and was unaware of the ongoing search efforts,” officials wrote in a release.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Coast Guard is searching Dickinson Bay on Wednesday after a kayak overturned.

Authorities said they received a call about 4:30 a.m. regarding the flipped kayak from one of the two people who were in the watercraft.

That person was able to swim to a marshy area on the western side of the bay and call 911, officials said. That person was taken to UTMB Galveston for treatment.

Crews are using boats and a helicopter to search for the missing kayaker.

This story is developing.


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