MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The US Coast Guard, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue joined forces Thursday morning in search for a missing boater off the coast of Miami.
Officials said they received a call regarding a missing boater at around 2 a.m. and had concentrated their search off Haulover Beach.
Three people had been on the boat when it crashed, according to officials. Two were ejected and subsequently rescued, but a third man is still missing.
The missing man was identified by police as 27-year-old Zach Forte. He was wearing a grey and dark red shirt, police said.
Authorities said they were using boats, drones, and helicopters to conduct their search.
Images from Chopper 4 showed Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and U.S. Coast Guard boats in the area.
Authorities did not identify the missing boater.
No other details were released.
This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as more details become available.
Anyone with information is asked to call 305-535-4472.