Boat accident off San Diego coast leaves 2 dead, nearly 2 dozen hospitalized

Federal authorities are investigating the incident.

At least two people were killed after a boat capsized off the coast of San Diego on Sunday, officials said.

The incident took place near Point Loma leading into San Diego Bay, according to Jose Ysea, a spokesperson for the City of San Diego.

The boat carried 25 people, and 23 were transported to hospitals, Ysea told ABC News. Five of those victims needed CPR, and three were revived, officials said.

This happened in federal water jurisdiction, and federal officials will handle the investigation, according to Ysea. San Diego is assisting the federal authorities, he said.

ABC News’ Alex Stone and Chris Barry contributed to this report.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Source: ABC – US News

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