PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Deputies said late Monday they had found the body of a fisherman who went missing after his boat and a barge collided.
Sgt. Chad Hogan told KFDM searchers recovered the body of John Tran, 56, around 8 p.m. His body was found along the Intracoastal Waterway near Sabine Lake.
Tran’s pleasure boat sank after it struck a tugboat over the weekend. It wasn’t immediately determined what caused the crash.
First responders used boats and a helicopter in their search for Tran. Officials said Tran was a resident of Bridge City.