Coast Guard calls off search from missing swimmer at Torrey Pines

The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday suspended a search for a swimmer who went missing off Torrey Pines State Beach.

Witnesses reported seeing the man and a 19-year-old woman struggling in
the water just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.

A park ranger and state lifeguard found the woman and gave her CPR before she was sent to Scripps Memorial Hospital. Her 21-year-old companion was not found.

The Coast Guard deployed a helicopter and surface vessel to the area
around 7 a.m. but their search was called off in the afternoon.

Lifeguards from San Diego and Del Mar also participated in the search,
and a San Diego police helicopter also flew over the area

Related posts:

  1. Search on for nine missing after Marine copter, C-130 crash
  2. Coast Guard warns boaters
  3. Coast Guard apprehends 24 in boat off Point Loma
  4. Dive teams search Lake Hodges in search for missing Poway teen
  5. Man injured when car plunges off N. Torrey Pines

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