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Update: Kayaker missing near Dauphin Island has been located

The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, on June 5, 2017.
The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, on June 5, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard

The Coast Guard announced a search for a missing kayaker near the Dauphin Island Parkway has ended after the person was found safe.

He was safe but had lost his kayak.

Watchstanders in Mobile got a call about the kayak at 10:48 a.m. about a kayak with person effects in it had been found near the parkway. A boat response crew was dispatched at 11:03 a.m., according to a press release.

Six minutes later, a Coast Guard helicopter crew from New Orleans was dispatched to help search for the missing person.

Justin Mitchell: 228-604-0705, @JustinMitchell_

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