Update: Coast Guard suspends search for missing man

Posted at 4:02 PM, Feb 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-20 22:36:37-05

Cape Hatteras, NC–The Coast Guard has now suspended the search for a man who they say reportedly fell overboard from a boat about 50 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

The Coast Guard was notified at 10:30 a.m. about the 33-year-old crew member who was missing from the Ice River, a 478-foot merchant vessel.

The Ice River crew has resumed their voyage to the Panama Canal.

The Coast Guard and Navy searched approximately 4,430 square miles for more than 10 hours.

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