Coast Guard search called off for missing man in Franklin County

Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Alligator Point in Franklin County.

The Coast Guard says it has searched more than 5,800 square-nautical miles over the course of four days but were unable to locate 46-year-old Darren Peterson of Montrose, Colorado.

Members of Coast Guard Station Panama City were able to successfully locate two others early Monday morning after an overnight search when their 49-foot vessel partially submerged.

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