Four rescued off Long Island Sound


Four New York men were rescued Saturday morning from their sinking boat in Long Island Sound, police said.

According to Capt. Sam Arciola at about 9 a.m. Saturday Norwalk Marine Police monitored a transmission on VHF channel 16 of boaters reporting that they were sinking in Westport waters.

Norwalk Marine Police Sgt. Pete Lapak and Officer John Taranto located the vessel, a 25-foot Mako, and its occupants approximately 3 miles south of Cockenoe Island in 40 feet of water.

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