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Search continues for missing person in Charleston Harbor after dredging vessel overturns

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The search for a missing boater in Charleston Harbor continued Friday morning after a dredging vessel overturned.

One person was quickly rescued, while another is missing. Multiple agencies including the Coast Guard, Charleston fire department and the Department of Natural Resources searched through the night and couldnt locate the person.

Crews searching for missing man in Charleston Harbor after dredging vessel overturns

Coast Guard crews are also still working with the dredging company Southern Dredging to upright the vessel.

A body was also found in Orangegrove Creek in West Ashley on Friday morning. The Charleston County coroners office is also investigating. A Coast Guard spokesman could not confirm whether it was connected to the missing boater.


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