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US Coast Guard searching for missing teen swimmer

Posted September 10

On the Outer Banks, off roaders can drive along the shores of Cape Hatteras by taking one of the 17 vehicle access ramps.

— The United States Coast Guard and officials in Dare County are searching for a teenager who was reported missing off a Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach on Saturday.

The name of the teenager has not been released, but officials said he was last seen north of the jetties in Buxton, North Carolina. Searches started around 6:30 p.m.

Searches involving the U.S. Coast Guard, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad, the National Park Service and Dare County EMS will continue on Sunday.


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