Search continues in Chesapeake boat crash

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Two were hospitalized and a third person remains missing after a boating accident last Saturday in Chesapeake Bay.

The Coast Guard was called via radio at about 2:45 p.m. for a report of a capsized vessel north of the Chesapeake Bay bridge near the Sandy Point lighthouse. Anne Arundel County authorities received a distress call shortly thereafter, according to Sgt. Art Windemuth of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Neither call provided a location before ending, but the Coast Guard was able to track the general direction. About an hour later, rescuers found Daniel DeNike, 46, and Taylor Rogers, 25, both of Laurel, in the bay northeast of Sandy Point, Windemuth said.

Both were taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where DeNike died. Rogers was treated for hypothermia and released, according to Windemuth and a hospital spokeswoman.

Meanwhile, the search continues for the third person, Tyler Cordrey, 25, of Laurel. All three people were wearing life jackets, Windemuth told WJLA.

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