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Virginia Tech student falls overboard on Carnival cruise ship

Virginia Tech student falls overboard on Carnival cruise ship

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A 21-year-old Virginia Tech student on spring break went overboard on a cruise ship balcony near the Bahamas, leading to a dayslong air and sea search that was called off Tuesday, officials said. On Wednesday, Virginia Tech identified the student as Cameron Smook of Glen Allen, a senior majoring in mining and minerals engineering. The Coast Guard said Smook went overboard from a sixth-deck balcony aboard the Carnival Glory early Sunday morning about 5 miles south of the Abacos in the Bahamas. Camera footage showed the man climbed over the railing and confirmed that he went overboard, Carnival spokesman Vance Gulliksen said. The cruise ship had departed from...

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