The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing crew member of a Gig Harbor-based fishing boat late Friday after it sank off the coast of Alaska that morning, Q13 Fox news reports.
KOMO News reported that the vessel sank 50 miles south of Kodiak. Three people were rescued via life raft and all were suffering from hypothermia - the boat's captain later died from the condition.
According to the report, the boat's owner is Lisa Newland of Gig Harbor. She told KOMO News the crew had been fishing for Pacific cod and that the waters were calm at the time.
The Coast Guard was reportedly still investigating the cause of the sinking.