Woman falls overboard off cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico; Coast Guard searching for her

Published 9:31 pm Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Authorities are searching for a missing cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Coast Guard said it received a called Wednesday afternoon that a 32-year-old African American woman had fallen overboard from the Carnival Valor cruise ship about 150 miles (240 kilometers) offshore of Southwest Pass, Louisiana.

Officials did not immediately release additional details.

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