Traumatic rescue from capsized boat

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Three San Francisco Bay area men headed out to the Farallon Islands for some fishing on Saturday, but only two returned after their boat capsized.

Bert Leroux, one of the survivors, said the trio turned off the boat at a spot off the islands where they frequently go fishing, but things suddenly went awry when the boat started taking on water. He said he hurriedly put on a life jacket but the other two weren’t fast enough.

The vessel flooded and capsized within two minutes, Leroux told NBC Bay Area News, recalling that he was thrown under the boat.