Search crews suspend search for teen reported missing near San Luis Pass

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 26, 2013 at 11:44 AM

GALVESTON, Texas – Rescue crews have suspended the search for an 18-year-old man who was last seen swimming Friday near San Luis Pass, off Galveston.

The missing man has been identified as Chris Jackson of League City, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Another man who was swimming with Jackson called the Galveston Police Department at about 8:30 p.m., on Friday to report that the teenager had not resurfaced after both men were overtaken by a large wave.

U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers had a helicopter and a boat out searching for the missing 18-year-old on Saturday.

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