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Coast Guard finds missing man in Hudson 40 miles offshore

Man missing from barge 12/8/21
Posted at 1:21 PM, Dec 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 16:30:04-05

HUDSON, Fla. — The United States Coast Guard's St. Petersburg has found a missing man last seen on a barge near Hudson, Florida.

According to the Coast Guard, they found Kaleb Wardy in Hudson, Florida, between Crystal River and Anclote. It was about 40 miles offshore.

Ward was found safe around 2:40 p.m. with assistance from the local Army aircrew and USCG Clearwater H-60 aircrew in Chassahowitzka River.