5 Rescued in LI Sound Paddleboat Capsize

Riverhead News-Review: Riverhead police and three Good Samaritans rescued 5 people Sunday evening [July 8] after their 8’ paddleboat capsized in the Long Island Sound just offshore in Wading River.

The five victims, including a 7-year-old child, were in a small 2-person paddleboat fishing in Long Island Sound about 9:00 p.m. when the boat flipped, tossing them into the water, according to police at the scene.

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