Boater Killed Off Coast Near Wilmington

A boater has been killed off the North Carolina coast, according to the Coast Guard.

Officials say a boat crashed into a rock in the Masonboro Inlet near Wilmington. Rescue crews received the call around 6:30 p.m. that three people on the boat were severely injured.

A coroner on the scene pronounced one person dead.

The names of the boaters and the name of the boat have not been released.

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