Coast Guard searching for missing person in water near Fort Morgan


The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles (65 miles) southeast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m.

Three people in the pleasure craft have been at anchor since the man was last seen and have remained in the area.

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