Family, Community Still Searching For Missing Crabber
February 8, 2023 3:14PM PST
LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) – Officials say family and members of the community are still searching for a missing crabber days after two others were rescued from a boat that sank near southwest Washington’s Willapa Bay.
KOMO-TV reports the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that the community was continuing the search for Bryson Fitch.
On Sunday, the Coast Guard responded to a report that the vessel Ethel May was sinking.
A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted two crew members from a life raft Sunday evening during rough weather.
A search for Fitch by the Coast Guard and other agencies was suspended Monday evening after 15 hours.