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Family members find body of missing kayaker in Texas City
Texas City, TX

TEXAS CITY, Texas - The U.S. Coast Guard teamed up with authorities in the search for a missing kayaker in Texas City. 

According to the Texas City Police Department, the man was reported missing around 8 p.m. Tuesday after he failed to show up for a dinner date.

Officers said the man had been fishing near the Texas City Dike. 

Police said the man's body was found around 4 a.m. Wednesday along the Texas City-La Marque Hurricane Levee, which is close to the dike.

Family members were the ones who found the body and flagged police down, authorities said.