1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized after Sailboat Accident in Corpus Christi

3 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, June 20 2017 Jun 20, 2017 June 20, 2017 11:38 AM June 20, 2017 in News

CORPUS CHRISTI – A Corpus Christi man is dead and another hospitalized after going overboard on a sailboat.

On Monday afternoon, a Good Samaritan contacted authorities after they spotted two people in distress near Indian Point.

A Corpus Christi Port Police Department boat crew arrived and took two men out of the water and began CPR on one man who was unresponsive.

Both men were taken to a local hospital, where one of them later died. The other man is listed in stable condition.

The men were reported to have been on a sailboat with two women prior to entering the water. Marina Patrol found the two women aboard the sailboat and brought them to shore.

The case is under investigation.

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