Cruise Ship Crew Member Reportedly Falls from Ship - Search Ongoing

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Posted: July 4, 2019

A cruise ship crew member has reported fallen overboard from the ship on which he works, prompting a search which is currently ongoing. 

Local10.com reports that the worker fell from the Carnival Victory cruise ship as it was returning to port at Miami, as the vessel was about 30 miles off the coast of Cuba. While officials have not identified the victim by name, they have said that the victim is a 37-year-old male. 

WSVN.com reports that Carnival said, in a statement, “The ship’s command immediately returned to the location where the crew member fell overboard and initiated search and rescue activities, which are ongoing.”

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently conducting a search in the area of the victim’s last known whereabouts.