Multiple agencies searching for potential missing boaters on Lake Pontchartrain
ORLEANS PARISH - Search and rescue crews are searching for possible missing boaters after an overturned boat was found on Lake Pontchartrain Tuesday.
According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, agents recovered an overturned 12-foot flat boat near the LA 11 Bridge Tuesday morning. The department says the boat was found with a trolling motor, ice chest and other debris consistent with a boat incident.
Search crews with the New Orleans Police Department, U.S. Coast Guard, Louisiana State Police and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office are also participating in the search.
The LDWF says no one has been reported missing on the lake as of 2 p.m.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Footage of hit and run driver crashing into Circle K gas pump
Body of sixth crewman recovered from capsized vessel in Gulf
Man found shot to death in vehicle on Greenwell Springs Road
Hit and run crash causes fire at gas station pump
LSU to announce new candidates vying for university President position Wednesday
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76
Southern Wins Third Straight Bayou Classic
White squad edges Purple in LSU Spring game
'We have a plan': Coach O quiet on how Title IX scandal...
Southeastern regains sole possession of first place in Southland standings with win...