PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — One person died after a boat capsized in Raritan Bay on Saturday.

The Coast Guard says around 10 a.m., a good Samaritan called to report an overturned vessel and a person in the water in Raritan Bay.

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The good Samaritan pulled the person out of the water and began CPR until Coast Guard boat crews arrived and took over life-saving efforts.

The person was transferred to EMS at Monmouth Cove Marina. According to the Coast Guard, the individual was pronounced dead.

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The Coast Guard says there was only one person on the overturned vessel.


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