June 15, 2021

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2 dead, 10 missing after boat overturns near Key West, Florida – NBC News

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At least two people have died and 10 others are missing after a boat overturned off the coast of Florida on Thursday afternoon.

Eight people were rescued about 1 p.m. about 18 miles southwest of Key West, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Multiple units are searching for the remaining passengers who were on the boat that flipped, NBC Miami reported.

The boat has not been located, and officials were unable to answer what type of boat overturned or where the passengers were traveling from, according to NBC Miami.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission confirmed that it is aiding the Coast Guard in the search.

This is a breaking story, please check back for updates.

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