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Search for overboard ferry passenger – update

Update:
Search for a possible man overboard after confirming with ferry staff no one had gone missing from their vessel during it’s sailing in Puget Sound, Wash., Wednesday around 7:47 p.m.

Washington State Ferry personnel reviewed their videotapes, finding no sign of a passenger going overboard, and confirmed no items, bike or car had been left aboard.

Coast Guard and local response crews, which included the Seattle Harbor Patrol and Fire Boat Leschi, conducted nine searches and covered more than 141 square miles during search efforts.

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Local agencies are responding to a report of a possible man overboard from the Washington State Ferry Puyallup in Puget Sound, Wednesday.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles, Bainbridge Island Police Department, Seattle Fire and Police Departments are involved in the search.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the initial report from a ferry passenger at 5 p.m.

Weather on scene is reportedly air temperature of 62 degrees, water temperature of 65 degrees and 6 mph winds.