POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One person who was rescued after a boat capsized off Long Island has died and another remains missing Saturday night.
Rescue teams got a call around 10 a.m. Saturday after Good Samaritans found the capsized boat in Jones Beach Inlet near Point Lookout.READ MORE: Fireworks Honor Essential Workers As New York Lifts Most COVID Restrictions
The Good Samaritans helped rescue two people who were hanging onto the boat and wearing life jackets. Both were taken to South Nassau Medical Center.
The Coast Guard found one other person in the water. That individual was taken to Long Beach Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions Lifted: Yankee Stadium Returning To Full Capacity
One person remains missing.
According to the Coast Guard, a total of 11 boat crews and four helicopter crews covered 655 square miles while searching for the fourth passenger. The search was suspended Saturday night.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
It’s unclear at this time what caused the boat to capsize.