Coast Guard suspends search for 3 boaters near Lake Worth

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The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for three people Tuesday night.

Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a mayday radio call around 3:07 a.m. from the boaters reporting they were taking on water near Lake Worth Beach, officials said. An Air Station Miami helicopter and response boat searched for about nine hours covering 758 square miles.

The Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office also assisted in the search.

No further information is available at this time.

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