The Coast Guard is searching the area north of the North Jetty of Grays Harbor after receiving a report that a 20-foot Boston Whaler capsized 30 yards offshore in the surf.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for two people who were reportedly aboard a 20-foot Boston Whaler that capsized in the area of the North Jetty of Grays Harbor.
Officials said the search was suspended at about 7:15 p.m. Friday after a 24-hour helicopter and boat search covering 555 square miles yielded nothing. They were looking for 69-year-old Thomas Miller of Olympia, Washington, and 41-year-old Tina Pittmann.
The Coast Guard received a report about 7 p.m. Thursday from a person who found debris from a boat on the beach. Officials said the capsized boat, life jackets and other items washed ashore during the night.
A truck with an empty boat trailer owned by Miller was also found parked at the Westport boat launch.
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