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Authorities search for man last seen on personal watercraft

FWC says man was test-driving personal watercraft


MIAMI – Authorities are searching for a man who was last seen on a personal watercraft Saturday in Miami.

Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Jose Montes de Oca arrived to "test-drive" the watercraft and something happened during the test drive. It was found in some trees, but the man has not been seen since.

FWC said a call came in around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Miami-Dade police had their helicopter in the air searching Blue Lagoon Lake behind Antonio Maceo Park. Miami Fire Rescue had search boats on the water Saturday night. Authorities said divers were in the water as well.

The 46-year-old man authorities are looking for is described as Hispanic, wore dark clothing and also wears a pacemaker.

Local 10 News is told the search will continue through Saturday night.


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