BALTIMORE– The US Coast Guard on Christmas Evefor a 41-year-old man who fell from a cruise line ship departing from Baltimore.
The man was traveling on a Vision of the Seas cruise ship when he fell overboard Saturday, according to a Royal Caribbean International spokesperson.
The ship was about 127 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, when the incident occurred, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
U.S. Coast Guard crews searched more than 1,625 square miles in about eight hours, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
“The ship and crew immediately reported the incident to local authorities and launched a search and rescue mission,” the spokesperson said on Sunday. “Out of concern for the privacy of the traveler and their family, we have no additional details to share.”
The spokesperson would not confirm or deny whether the passenger was presumed dead.
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