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Coast Guard and Desoto County respond to man overboard call in Mississippi River

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First responders from DeSoto County and the Coast Guard are working a man overboard call in the Mississippi river.

A spokesman with the DeSoto County Sheriff's department confirms the man is believed to be on a flotation device, but rescuers cannot see him.

Chopper 5 is on the way to the scene to help with the search.

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