1 saved, 1 dead, 1 still missing from capsized sailboat in Chesapeake
Update 5:00 p.m. Sunday: The Coast Guard suspended its search at 2:50 p.m. Sunday for a 25-year-old man after the sailboat he was aboard capsized off the coast of Sandy Point, Md., Saturday.
An area of 62 square miles was searched in approximately 24 hours for the man.
WTOP reports that the 40-year-old man recovered yesterday has died.
Chesapeake Bay: 2 boaters saved, 1 missing from capsized sailboat
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Officials from the Coast Guard and Anne Arundel County are searching the Chesapeake Bay for a missing boater after earlier recovering two other people from the water.
Officials responded Saturday afternoon to a report of capsized sailboat in the waters off of Sandy Point State Park, near the Bay Bridge.
Emergency officials say a 25-year-old woman was pulled from the water and is being treated for hypothermia. A 40-year-old man was not responsive and was being treated for what officials called serious and life threatening injuries.
And crews are still searching for a third boater, identified as a 25-year-old man.
A county fire department spokesman said crews had not yet recovered the sailboat as of early Saturday evening.
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