Coast Guard searches for possible missing paddleboaters

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Coast Guard launched a search Monday morning after an empty paddleboat was spotted off the coast of St. Augustine.

The yellow paddleboat was first seen by the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy about 57 miles east of Florida.

The Coast Guard immediately launched a helicopter crew and response boat to search the water around the paddleboat.

No passengers have yet been found.

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