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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Coast Guard searching overnight for Bridge City man after his boat collided with a tugboat Sunday
KFDM News - We have an update to a boating collision involving two vessels.
The Coast Guard has released the name of a man missing in waters near Goat Island in Orange County.
The Coast Guard and other first responders are still searching tonight for 56-year-old John Tran of Bridge City.
He went missing in the waters after his boat collided with a tugboat vessel.
Tran was coming from Sabine Lake and crossing into the intracoastal waterway when he collided with a tugboat pulling barges.
Investigators tell KFDM News they believe the smaller boat is a crabbing vessel.
First responders say they will continue searching for Tran Sunday night.
Stay with KFDM News for updates.
INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - First responders from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Orange County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies, are searching the Intracoastal Waterway following a collision between a tugboat and a smaller boat Sunday afternoon.
The vessels collided on the Orange County side of the waterway near Goat Island.
A spokesman for the Coast Guard tells KFDM News the person in the smaller boat was coming from Sabine Lake and crossing into the Intracoastal Waterway when it collided with a tugboat pulling barges.
Investigators tell KFDM News they believe the smaller boat is a crabbing vessel. Searchers are trying to find the person who was in the smaller boat.
The investigation is ongoing. Stay with KFDM and kfdm.com for more information.