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Coast Guard: 10 pulled from water after boat capsizes off coast of Miami


BY DIANA MOSKOVITZ DMOSKOVITZ@MIAMIHERALD.COM

Ten people were pulled from the water off the coast of Miami this weekend after the boat they were in capsized, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

The Coast Guard said it got a report a few minutes before 8 p.m. Saturday that 10 people were in the water and clinging to 14-foot pleasure craft. The boat was about 250 yards off of Sea Isle Marina.

Eleven minutes later, a Coast Guard crew found the boat. The crew got four adults and three children out of the water, the Coast Guard said. Tow Boat U.S. got another adult and two other children out of the water, the Coast Guard said.

All 10 people were taken to shore. Only minor medical concerns were reported, the Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard said. commercial salvage surfaced the vessel and towed it back to the marina.

This article was reprinted fromThe Miami Herald

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