Coast Guard searches for 5 missing boaters off Jupiter

Coast Guard searches for 5 missing boaters off Jupiter


GOOD MONDAY MORNING. TIME NOW 6:54. WE START YOUR NEWS GO WITH BREAKING NEWS. THE COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR FIVE PEOPLE STRANDED AT SEA AFTER THEIR BOAT SIDES. CHRIS McGRATH ARRIVED AT THE JUPITER INLET. CHRIS, WHAT’S THE LATEST? HEY, GOOD MORNING, GUYS. I JUST GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH THE COAST GUARD. THEY TELL ME SEARCH CREWS ARE SCOURING AN AREA SOUTHEAST OF THE JUPITER INLET ABOUT 6 MILES OFF THE COAST. EVERYTHING THAT’S GOING ON IS WAY OUT TO SEA. FURTHER THAN WE CAN ACTUALLY SEE WITH OUR EYES OR WITH THIS CAMERA, BUT I CAN TELL YOU THIS DISTRESS CALL CAME IN AT ABOUT 4:30. MOON SAID HITS BOAT HAD JUST CAPSIZED. HE AND FOUR OTHER PEOPLE WERE ON BOARD. HE INITIALLY TOLD DISPATCHERS HE THOUGHT HE WAS OFF THE COAST OF PALM BEACH AND YOU CAN SEE TALL BUILDINGS OFF IN THE DISTANCE. WE’RE TOLD THAT’S WHEN THE CALL DROPPED OUT. AT THIS POINT NO WORD ON WHAT SORT OF BOAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT HERE. OR WHERE THEY STARTED FROM. BUT WHAT WE’RE BEING TOLD BY THE COAST GUARD IS THIS IS, IN FACT, A REACTIVE SEARCH WITH HELICOPTERS AND CHOPPERS ALONG WITH THE PALM BEACH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.

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