Man hurt in 16-foot fall on cruise ship on Louisiana coast
VENICE, La. (AP) - A man has been critically injured in a nearly 16-foot (5-meter) fall on a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Louisiana.
News outlets report the U.S. Coast Guard says the 23-year-old man was hurt early Tuesday on the ship near Venice. A Coast Guard news release says he was airlifted to a New Orleans hospital in critical condition.
He had fallen on the Carnival Valor, a New Orleans-based ship that carries about 3,000 passengers.
It's unclear what caused the man to fall. Authorities didn't immediately release his identity.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
As businesses struggle to hire workers, organization pushes for end to federal...
Woman shot after finding burglar outside her home; latest in rash of...
Unsealed documents detail disturbing rape allegations against Cynthia and Dennis Perkins
Housing teen accused of murder is costing parish hundreds, authorities say
Local crime podcaster to take on new challenge
LSU pitcher Matt Beck gets his moment at the plate
Brusly baseball needs extra innings to win regional series with Jennings.
Southern Athletic Director Roman Banks talks about coaching search
Drew Brees and Sean Payton enjoy the Zurich Classic
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76