Coast Guard suspends search for man who jumped off NYC ferry
Posted August 25
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard says it has suspended its search for a man who jumped off a Staten Island Ferry.
Authorities say the man went overboard off the Staten Island-bound Spirit of America ferry at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, near Governors Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Service was temporarily halted; the ferry docked around 11 p.m.
The Coast Guard searched through the night before suspending efforts Friday morning.