Coast Guard locates 2 adults, 1 child near Crystal Beach, Texas


    "HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has located the two adults and one child who were reported overdue near Crystal Beach, Texas, Sunday.

    Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification from family members that Ray and Tiffany Delacruz and a three-year-old child were overdue after launching for a 20-minute excursion on their Kawasaki 900 Jet Ski.

    An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew located the three overdue Jet Skiers stranded in East Galveston Bay after running out of gas.

    The MH-65 aircrew vectored in a Port Bolivar Fire Department boat crew due to the shallow depth of water.

    The three individuals did not request medical assistance and were transported back to Stingaree Restaurant & Marina in Crystal Beach, Texas.

    Involved in the search were:

    Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew

    Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew

    Galveston County Sheriff's Office

    Port Bolivar Fire Department"

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