The Coast Guard has reported that a capsized vessel has claimed the life of one fisherman near the Coronado Islands, Mexico. The unidentified 30 foot fishing vessel capsized with a crew of five individuals. Two of the crewmember swam to shore and the other two were picked up by Good Samaritan vessel CONNIE SEA.
The Coast Guard, Harbor Police, Life Guards, and the Mexican Navy all assisted in the search for the missing crewmember. Harbor Police divers discovered the body of the missing crewmember aboard the capsized vessel. The four rescued crewmembers were reported to be found in good condition.
The cause of the capsizing is under investigation.