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A woman is dead and seven people were rescued following a boat crash off the coast of Boston’s Castle Island early Saturday morning, according to Boston police.Officials say a boat struck a day marker, a navigation aid, at about 3:05 a.m. in Boston Harbor near Castle Island. The impact of the crash caused eight people to fall into the water.Coast Guard officials say the boat, a 35-foot center-console pleasure vessel, hit the day marker at a high rate of speed in heavy fog.Seven of the eight people were rescued by the Boston Police Harbor Unit. Five of them were transported to Boston area hospitals, while two refused to be transferred to a hospital. Boston police say the seven people who were rescued suffered non-life-threatening injuries.Boston police the body of the eighth boater, a woman, was recovered hours after the crash and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.The victim has not been identified, but police say her family has been notified.The boat involved in the crash has been recovered and is being held at the Cohasset Police Department. The Boat and Recreational Vehicle Safety Bureau of the state’s Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs is reconstructing the crash.U.S. Coast Guard and Massachusetts State Police helicopters were involved in the search for the missing boater’s body.The Boston Fire Department, Boston Police Department, Boston Emergency Medical Services, Massachusetts Environmental Police and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Fire Rescue also responded to the scene. The Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident.It remains unclear if charges will be filed in connection with the crash at this time.Anyone with information is asked to call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word “TIP” to CRIME, which is 27463.

A woman is dead and seven people were rescued following a boat crash off the coast of Boston’s Castle Island early Saturday morning, according to Boston police.

Officials say a boat struck a day marker, a navigation aid, at about 3:05 a.m. in Boston Harbor near Castle Island. The impact of the crash caused eight people to fall into the water.

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Coast Guard officials say the boat, a 35-foot center-console pleasure vessel, hit the day marker at a high rate of speed in heavy fog.

Seven of the eight people were rescued by the Boston Police Harbor Unit. Five of them were transported to Boston area hospitals, while two refused to be transferred to a hospital. Boston police say the seven people who were rescued suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Boston police the body of the eighth boater, a woman, was recovered hours after the crash and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The victim has not been identified, but police say her family has been notified.

The boat involved in the crash has been recovered and is being held at the Cohasset Police Department. The Boat and Recreational Vehicle Safety Bureau of the state’s Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs is reconstructing the crash.

Crews bring a vessel to shore that was wrecked after crashing into a day marker in Boston Harbor near Castle Island on July 17, 2021. A woman who was on that boat died after she was missing in the water for hours after the crash.

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Crews bring a vessel to shore that was wrecked after crashing into a day marker in Boston Harbor near Castle Island on July 17, 2021. A woman who was on that boat died after she was missing in the water for hours after the crash.

U.S. Coast Guard and Massachusetts State Police helicopters were involved in the search for the missing boater’s body.

The Boston Fire Department, Boston Police Department, Boston Emergency Medical Services, Massachusetts Environmental Police and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Fire Rescue also responded to the scene.

The Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident.

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It remains unclear if charges will be filed in connection with the crash at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word “TIP” to CRIME, which is 27463.

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

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