One man was rescued from a Boston Harbor island after a fishing boat capsized, but a second man died, the Coast Guard said this morning.
The rescued man told the Coast Guard that the fishing vessel Jacquelyn Ann, a lobster boat that left the Wessaguesset Yacht Club in Weymouth at about noon on Saturday, had capsized around 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Coast Guard was notified that the vessel was overdue at around 1:20 a.m. today. The rescued man was found on Little Brewster Island at about 5:52 a.m. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, the Coast Guard said in a statement.
The second man was located by a Coast Guard helicopter at about 8 a.m. and found unresponsive in the water. He was taken to the Coast Guard Point Allerton Station, the agency said. He has been pronounced dead, said Petty Officer Connie Terrell, a Coast Guard spokeswoman.
Terrell said she had no information on the rescued man's condition.
The boat had gone out to retrieve lobster traps off of Hull, the Coast Guard said.
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