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NEW ORLEANS Rescue crews searched for a person that was last seen going under water off Grand Isle Tuesday, according to the Eighth District of the U.S. Coast Guard.

The incident occurred approximately 300 yards off the Cajun Tide Resort around 4:20 p.m., the Coast Guard said.

The person was last seen submerging and not resurfacing, officials said.

A boat crew and helicopter crew were deployed to the scene.

The Coast Guard continued to search throughout the night, officials said.

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