Coast Guard searching for man who jumped from cruise ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 31-year-old man who authorities say jumped from the Carnival Fascination cruise ship.
Officials say a security guard saw the man leap into the water from a 10th floor deck early Tuesday. Officials say he fell about 87-feet into the water.
Crewmembers aboard the cruise ship reported the incident to the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center at 2:09 a.m. Tuesday.
The Coast Guard says has three ships, a motor life boat and a helicopter are currently searching the waters off Volusia Beach for the man.
The passenger's name has not been released.
No further details were immediately available.
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