The U.S. Coast Guard searched a Texas bayou Tuesday after receiving a call that a boat with seven people aboard was taking on water.
On Monday night, a boater made a mayday radio transmission and said his 27-foot recreational boat was taking on water in Cedar Bayou near Baytown, about 25 miles east of Houston, the Coast Guard said in a statement.
The boater said there were four adults and three children aboard the vessel, and all radio communications were lost following the initial report, the Coast Guard said.
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Crews were searching early Tuesday by helicopter and boat for any sign of vessel or those aboard, the Coast Guard said.