HSU freshman Keymaan Stringer holding his HSU ID near the Giant's Cupboard. Keymann was swept to sea by a rogue wave on Oct. 29. | Photo courtesy of Corliss P Bennett.
HSU freshman Keymaan Stringer holding his HSU ID near the Giant's Cupboard. Keymann was swept to sea by a rogue wave on Oct. 29. | Photo courtesy of Corliss P Bennett.

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Coast Guard suspends search for Humboldt State student lost at sea
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Coast Guard suspends search for Humboldt State student lost at sea

On Oct. 29 Humboldt State freshman Keymaan Stringer from Los Angeles, was swept away by a sneaker wave around 4:30 p.m. at the North Jetty in Eureka. Stringer has not been found.

The U.S. Coast Guard and a variety of other first responders were notified of the incident around 4:32 p.m. on Oct. 29 and then searched for Stringer. According to the Coast Guard News’ release the search for Stringer was suspended around 9:50 a.m. on Oct. 30.

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HSU student Keymaan Stringer was seen dancing and singing on the quad during the HSU’s fall preview on Oct. 26. | Photo by Dajonea Robinson

“The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched approximately 160 square-nautical miles for 16 hours in a continuous effort to locate the man.”

Singer’s family has created a Go Fund Me campaign for the search and recovery of Stringer in response to the U.S. Coast Guard suspended search.

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Screenshot from Barbie Nichelle’s go fund me page.

For those in need of support Humboldt State University Counseling & Psychological Services at 707.826.3236 As for staff and faculty who may need support there’s the Employee Assistance Program at 707.443.7358.

 

 

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