Three rescued from overturned hull

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A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued three people after their vessel capsized near Shinnecock Inlet, N.Y., on Wednesday.

Watchstanders received a distress call at approximately 3:30 p.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a 23-foot center console vessel had capsized with three people in the water, two miles south of Shinnecock Inlet.

The owner of the vessel stated they experienced several large waves over the stern and the engine would not start. While trying to repair the engine, a large wave hit and capsized the vessel.

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