1 dead, another hospitalized after sunken ship was reported off Catalina Island
One person is dead and another is hospitalized after a sunken ship was reported off Catalina Island early Saturday morning, officials said.
The call came in just after 4 a.m., and four people are believed to have been on board, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Search parties rescued two people with no injuries, but another was found dead and a fourth person was taken to a nearby hospital, according to Lifeguard Captain AJ Lester. The ages of the patients were not disclosed and it is unclear if there were children on board.
It’s also unclear what caused the boat, which is described as a 50-foot motor vessel, to sink.
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