Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Key West

Robert McHabe, 60, reported to have fallen overboard Sunday night


MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater who fell overboard near Key West.

According to a Coast Guard news release, Robert McHabe, 60, was last seen shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he was reported to have fallen off a 27-foot boat west of Key West.

The Coast Guard said McHabe was last seen wearing gray swim trunks.

Two Coast Guard boat crews from Key West and a Coast Guard helicopter from Miami were searching for McHabe.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was also assisting in the search.