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At least 2 killed and 23 more hospitalized when boat overturns off San Diego coast

At least two people were killed and at least 23 others were hospitalized after a boat overturned Sunday morning off San Diego, according to the San Diego Fire and Rescue Service. Several agencies – including lifeguards, the US Coast Guard and US border protection – responded to the emergency, officials said.

Details of the incident and the type of boat were not immediately given. Officials said the emergency was located near the Cabrillo monument in Point Loma, about 130 miles south of Los Angeles. A search for any other victims is underway, officials said.

Officials said at least one person was in “CPR status at the time of the rescue.”

A Tweeter a reporter from the San Diego CBS KFMB-TV affiliate showed a police tape surrounding a pier at the harbor patrol station. A total of 96 staff members responded to the incident, officials said.

This is a developing story. Please come back for the latest updates.


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