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PLEASURE BOAT CRASH KILLS 3, HURTS 4

A pleasure boat crash near Long Island has left three dead and injured four others. The 40 foot pleasure boat ran aground South of the Hamlet of Wantagh, N.Y. Sea Tow, a company that assists boaters in emergency, contacted authorities following the accident.

The Coast Guard dispatched a rescue boat to the scene. It has been reported that two persons died at the scene and the third person at Nassau University Medical Center. The four other passengers were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions, as well as the cause of the accident is unknown.