Search continues for man missing in Boundary Bay near Point Roberts


POINT ROBERTS - The U.S. Coast Guard has been assisting Canadian authorities in their search for a man who went missing while checking crab pots off the Tsawwassen side of Boundary Bay.

Cory Fergus, 41, was last seen Monday evening, Oct. 7. He was planning to use his small white canoe to check some crab traps in Boundary Bay, according to CTV British Columbia.

Family members told CTV that Fergus has Type 1 diabetes and has been known to slip into unconsciousness. The weather also was windy in the area Monday evening.

Canadian authorities have been searching by air, land and water, according to The Province newspaper in Vancouver, B.C. Fergus' truck was found near the boat ramp of Centennial Beach, but no other sign of him or the canoe had been found as of late Wednesday afternoon.

The Coast Guard also has been searching because the man went missing not far from Point Roberts.

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