Texas Police Chief Missing After Accident

Authorities are searching Galveston Bay in Texas for a local police chief who was knocked overboard from a fishing boat.

Chris Reed, who serves as police chief for Kemah, Texas, was knocked off the boat by a larger passing vessel near Texas City, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Reed’s wife called 911 to report her husband had fallen overboard at about 4 p.m. local time, authorities said.

The Coast Guard searched both by water and air, but had not found Reed as of late Friday night. Reed is a former Army paratrooper who took over as Kemah police chief two years ago. He has three adult children.

Source: Search efforts continue for Kemah PD chief missing in water near Texas City Dike – Houston Chronicle

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