Coast Guard Says 2 Dead In Md. Boating Accident - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Coast Guard Says 2 Dead In Md. Boating Accident

Posted: Updated:

 

SCOTLAND, Md. (AP) - The Coast Guard says two people have died and four others have been rescued after a boat capsized in St. Mary's County.

Petty Officer David Marin, a Coast Guard spokesman, says six people were pulled from the water after a 25-foot vessel overturned Saturday near Point Lookout State Park in Scotland.

Marin didn't immediately know the names or ages of the two people who died or have details on
how they died.

A relative of one of the boat's passengers had called the charter captain to report that her sibling had said the boat was taking on water. Local and state crews also responded.

A Coast Guard spokesman says the passengers include a couple, their teenage son and three friends.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Spring Gas Giveaway

    Spring Gas Giveaway

    Let WMDT fill up your tank! It's time for our Spring Gas Giveaway! More >>
    Enter for your chance to win a $100 Exxon/Mobil Gas Card!More >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.