Fatal Boating Accident

A Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet boat crew recovered a man's body after good samaritans rescued the other five people from a capsized boat just outside of Hatteras Inlet Saturday afternoon.

Good samaritans aboard two boats recovered the five people in the water at about 4 p.m and then called the Coast Guard.

The station's boat crew recovered the unconscious person with their 25-foot response boat and began CPR.

The man was taken back to the station where EMS pronounced him deceased.

Tow Boat U.S. is planning to recover the capsized 23-foot charter boat Tide Runner.

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is investigating the cause of the accident.


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