129ft Commercial Boat Capsizes off LA Coast: One Dead, 12 Missing
Good Samaritan boaters and the Coast Guard are searching for missing crew members after a commercial boat capsized of the Louisiana coast early yesterday morning.
According to reports, the boat got into trouble due to rough seas in Grand Isles. Waves were as high as nine feet and winds were racing at more than 90 miles per hour at the time of the incident.
At least one person is dead and 12 others aboard the boat are still missing. Families and friends are asking the public for prayers as rescue workers search for the missing.
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