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17-year-old Louisiana man died after going missing while swimming at Galveston beach, patrol says

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abc13.com – – 2024-06-21 21:23:26

SUMMARY: A 17-year-old from Louisiana drowned in , Texas on Friday, per the Galveston Island Beach Patrol. Authorities responded at 2:53 p.m. to a report of a swimmer in distress near Tower 25. Upon arrival, a search was initiated involving multiple agencies and a jet ski. The teenager was retrieved from the water at 3:38 p.m. and was treated with CPR by Galveston police and fire departments before being pronounced dead at UTMB. His identity remains undisclosed. This incident marks the fifth drowning on Galveston Island this year, with an average of seven to eight drownings per season.

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Car drives off Galveston Pier 21; 3 passengers missing

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www.usatoday.com – – 2024-07-21 11:40:20

SUMMARY: Three individuals are missing after a car drove off Pier 21 in , Texas, early Sunday morning. The incident occurred at 1 a.m., with the driver managing to escape and informing police that three other people were inside the vehicle. The driver was hospitalized and is being questioned by authorities. By 8:30 a.m., the car was retrieved from the water with no one found inside. The investigation is ongoing, and more details will be provided as they become available. USA TODAY is seeking further information from the .

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Driver charged with DWI after car plunges off Pier 21 in Galveston, no others found in car

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www.click2houston.com – – 2024-07-21 06:58:21

SUMMARY: A crash at 's Pier 21 early Sunday morning led to a submerged vehicle in the harbor 30 feet underwater. The driver, 21-year-old Caleb Joseph Hayes of Dickinson, escaped and was medically cleared at UTMB Galveston. Hayes was charged with DWI. Initial reports indicated three other occupants, but police confirmed they were not in the vehicle and were safe. The Galveston Police, Port Police, Galveston Dive Team, and the U.S. Coast Guard collaborated on the search and recovery operations. No other occupants were found in the vehicle. Texas Parks and Wildlife assisted with additional searches, yielding no further victims.

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Galveston, Texas news: Car drives off Pier 21 into water

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www.khou.com – – 2024-07-21 06:52:00

SUMMARY: A vehicle drove off Pier 21 in , Texas, into potentially 30 feet of water early Sunday morning. One person escaped and informed police that three others might still be inside. The Coast Guard and a dive team are actively searching for any remaining occupants. The individual who escaped was taken to a local hospital, but their condition is currently unknown. The incident occurred at the intersection of 21st Street and Harborside Drive.

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