Coast Guard: Woman missing after falling off Carnival cruise ship

MIAMI (WSVN) - The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a woman who, they said, fell off a Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship near Freeport, Bahamas.

The search is taking place 27 miles Southwest of Freeport.

According to officials, Rina Patel, 32, from Interlaken, New York, was seen falling off the ship at around 2:30 a.m., Wednesday, from the 11th deck.

Witnesses said she was wearing a white dress with pink flowers on it.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story. 

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