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Rescuers searching for one crew member, one found dead after shrimp boat capsized

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — One crew member remains missing after a shrimp boat overturned. Authorities recovered the body of one missing crew member, according to our sister station WKRG.

ALEA says the body was recovered around 1 p.m. by dive team members. ALEA cannot release the name of the person until family has been notified.

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Mobile says the vessel overturned Friday morning. The accident happened about five miles (8 kilometers) from the entrance of Mobile Bay.

One person was rescued. The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two other people who were on board.

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