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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Coast Guard crews are searching for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard 33 miles off Cuba.

Brandon Paul, 23, of Floral City, Florida, reportedly went overboard from the Carnival Victory around 3 a.m. on Wednesday.

Authorities said cruise ship members launched a search boat and contacted the Coast Guard prompting a search by air and sea.

Cruise ship members along with Cuban officials have joined the search.

It is unclear what caused Paul to go overboard.

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