Coast Guard searches for missing crewmember west of La Push

The Coast Guard began searching for a missing person approximately 30 miles west of La Push, Wash., Friday.

The missing person was one of four crewmembers on board the 40-foot fishing vessel Maverick, which was involved in a collision with the 90-foot fishing vessel Viking Storm. The Maverick sank as a result of the collision and three of the four crewmembers were recovered by the crew of the Viking Storm.

The Coast Guard has diverted and deployed multiple assets to the scene to search for the missing person. The three crewmembers rescued by the Viking Storm were transferred to the a Coast Guard vessel and were reported to be in stable condition.

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