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Sheriff: Man drowns after falling overboard in Port Isabel Ship Channel

1 month 1 week 5 days ago Tuesday, January 19 2021 Jan 19, 2021 January 19, 2021 9:25 AM January 19, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

A man drowned after falling overboard in the Port Isabel Ship Channel, Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza said Monday. 

Garza said the 56-year-old man, who has not been identified, was tying his boat to a marker when he fell. He was not wearing a life vest.

The man's 18-year-old son was unable to save him due to rough conditions, Garza said.

The man's body was recovered by the United States Coast Guard. 

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