Coast Guard Searching Buzzards Bay for Possible Missing Boater

(NECN) - The Coast Guard is searching Buzzards Bay for a possible missing boater.

An eight-foot Zodiac-style boat was found overturned about four miles northwest of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts.

A Jayhawk helicopter crew from the Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod is currently searching the area for any signs of a person in distress.

Due to weather, the Coast Guard is unable to launch station boats to the area.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Sector Southeastern New England at 508-457-3211.UPDATE 8:27PM: The Coast Guard has ended its search for a possible missing person in Buzzards Bay. Coast Guard believes a boat got away from its mooring.

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