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Coast Guard searching for diver missing off Cape Fear

Posted August 25, 2016 8:27 p.m. EDT

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— The Coast Guard was searching Thursday night for a diver who disappeared 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear.

Authorities said the 48-year-old man reportedly experienced equipment failure just before 11 a.m. and did not resurface.

Several boats and a helicopter crew were dispatched to assist with the search.