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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.

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