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Sole survivor of accident tells his story

Nick Schuyler stood on the rear deck of the fishing boat as his friend Marquis Cooper gunned the engine. The boat was stuck, its anchor snagged on something at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, 75 miles off the coast of Clearwater, Fla. Cooper thought he could muscle it free by opening up the throttle.

Schuyler felt the boat surge and strain against the anchor line. And then chaos ensued.

Click here for a new in-depth interview with the Schuyler and the widow of one of the victims.