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.READ MORE: CBS News Correspondent Jeff Pegues Opens Up About Severe Anxiety, Nearly Losing His Voice
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.
#NYPD #Aviation#Harbor &#SCUBA assist@USCGNortheast in searching the waters for occupants of an overturned vessel in
the Raritan Bay, near Keyport New Jersey. 1 person already removed from the water@NYPDnews @NYPDShea pic.twitter.com/zvHihTT6J1
— NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) November 14, 2020
The person was transferred to EMS at Monmouth Cove Marina. According to the Coast Guard, the individual was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Cold Or COVID? Doctors Advise You To Get Tested, Even If You're Vaccinated
Update: CPR was performed on the sole occupant of the vessel, the individual was pronounced dead by Monmouth County EMS. Vessel sank in 30ft of water. The @USCG has suspended its search.
— USCG_Tri_State (@USCG_Tri_State) November 14, 2020
The Coast Guard says there was only one person on the overturned vessel.
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