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USCG:Search suspended for man who fell from ship

Posted at 5:01 PM, Mar 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-06 19:19:59-05

UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard announced Sunday night that the search for a Texas man who fell from a cruise ship Friday has been canceled. 

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MIAMI (AP) -- The Coast Guard has almost doubled its coverage area on the second day of a search for a Texas man who fell from a cruise ship near Key Largo.

Coast Guard officials said Sunday they have expanded their search to 1,676 square nautical miles.

Coast Guard officials say 46-year-old David Mossman fell from the 10th deck of the Navigator of the Seas ship early Saturday, a distance of about 100 feet.

The Coast Guard says in a news release that a helicopter and plane are being used in the search