• Search for missing 11-year-old swimmer in Long Beach called off


    LONG BEACH, Wash. - The Coast Guard has called off the search for a 11-year-old swimmer who was reported missing Thursday in Long Beach.

    Officials with the Coast Guard said a 10-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl were swimming in the water.

    The boy was recovered and taken to a hospital but the girl was still missing.

    KOIN 6 reported that the search for the girl was called off and confirmed she had drowned.

    Crews searched the area near the intersection of First Street Northwest and the shoreline.

    There was a beach rescue crew, local fire department, and helicopter and boat crew helping in the search efforts.

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