2 rescued after fishing boat sinks off Va. coast

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Two fishermen have been rescued after their boat sank off Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/1i1gfJy ) reports that 64-year-old Bonatacio Montalvo and 27-year-old Jose Rosales were taken to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia after the Coast Guard rescued them Sunday morning.

A third fisherman, Eduardo Montalvo, swam to shore and called 911 after the boat sank around 3:25 a.m. Sunday. He declined medical treatment.

The boat sank 2 miles off the coast of Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles.


Information from: WAVY-TV, http://www.wavy.com/

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