GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 19-year-old man who went missing while fishing along the Southeast Texas Gulf Coast has been found.

The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says the body of Jacob Szydlowski (sid-LAO'-ski) was spotted floating Saturday evening near the southwest end of Galveston Island by a fisherman.

Szydlowski had gone missing Friday morning as he and a friend were fishing along the San Luis Pass Bridge near the island, located about 60 miles southeast of Houston.

Sheriff's Office Lt. Varon Snelgrove says Szydlowski and his friend were swept up by a severe undertow at the base of the bridge. Szydlowski's friend was able to escape the strong currents.

The U.S. Coast Guard looked for Szydlowski but had suspended its search on Saturday morning.

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