ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard says two people were pulled
from Sandy Hook Bay after two boats collided on the water, causing one of the
vessels to capsize.
Authorities say a 25-foot pleasure boat and a 30-foot cabin cruiser collided
shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday in Spermaceti Cove, which is where the bay meets
the Shrewsbury River. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.
The two rescued people, who were both aboard the smaller vessel, were pulled
from the water by Tow Boat U.S., a commercial salvage company. One was later
flown to a hospital, but further information on their condition was not
Two people aboard the other boat were not injured.
A small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook also responded to the