Coast Guard searching for missing man in Lake Erie

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is searching for a man near Bratenahl, Ohio, Monday evening after he went missing while swimming in Lake Erie.

There is no imagery or video associated with the search.

At 7:40 p.m., watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Cleveland received a call from 911 Dispatch with the reporting source on the line stating that her father was drowning in the lake. She reported he had been swimming in the water near a boat when a large wave hit him. She did not see him re-surface after the wave passed.

A crew from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor was directed to launch. A crew from the Cleveland Fire Department also responded.

A helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit was requested but has been delayed due to severe weather moving through the area.

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 September 2017 )