1 dead, 1 rescued after boat capsizes in Wassaw Sound

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A boat capsized in the Wassaw Sound Monday, leaving one person dead.

According to Chatham County Police Department’s Marine Patrol, the boat overturned shortly before noon, sending two people into the water.

WSAV News 3 is told only one of the boaters was found alive. The deceased, believed to be a white male, was recovered at 3:30 p.m., Marine Patrol said.

The identities of the boaters have not been released at this time. Details on the cause of the capsize weren’t immediately available.

The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association and U.S. Coast Guard were involved in the search.

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