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BOLO: USCG is searching on the Caloosahatchee River for a man who fell overboard from a tourist boat on Friday night at around 8:15 PM. USCG advised they are searching in the area of Marker 64 on the River near the Midpoint Bridge.
Crews have been searching for at least two hours and have not found the man as of 10:30 p.m.
A witness said the man fell overboard from a JC Cruise boat around 8:15 p.m. At 10 p.m., the man’s family and everyone who did not witness him go overboard was removed from the boat, the witness said.
The Coast Guard has a helicopter in the air sweeping the area. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission [FWC] and Fort Myers Police Department are also on scene.