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At least 2 people killed and 23 hospitalized after a boat overturned in San Diego


  • More than 20 people have been hospitalized after a boat overturned in San Diego.

  • Local agencies helped get 24 people to the water’s edge, the San Diego Fire Department said.

  • Two people died at the scene, the department said.

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More than 20 people were rushed to local hospitals after a boat overturned near the Cabrillo monument in San Diego, Calif. On Sunday morning, according to the San Diego Fire Department.

The ministry responded to the scene alongside the US Coast Guard, city rescuers and other agencies to pull the group of people on the boat out of the water.

A spokesperson for the department told CNN that of those sent to hospital, three are in “somewhat to very urgent status.”

The fire and rescue service said one person “was in CPR at the time of the rescue” and two people died at the scene.

“SDFD rescuers, USCG boats and aircraft, and customs and border protection air support are still in the search area,” the department said.

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