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Lone survivor of boat accident speaks out

The lone survivor of Saturday's fishing boat accident off California’s Sonoma Coast is speaking out for the first time to the local ABC News station.

Phillip Sanchez said sheer determination got him through this ordeal, but the loss of his fishing buddies on Bodega Bay is overwhelming.

Four of his friends were killed when their fishing boat capsized early Saturday morning.

"We got hit by a sneaker wave. I mean that's the only thing it was, it was a sneaker wave, got to step on top of it, curl you know where it curls and just slammed the boat and somewhere I got shoved out, Sanchez told ABC 7 News.