Motorboat continues doing doughnuts after sole occupant is pitched into Potomac

A man went overboard after his boat hit a wave and started doing doughnuts in the Potomac River near Georgetown Sunday, fire officials said.

D.C. Fire and EMS said that the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon near the Wisconsin Avenue and K Street Northwest intersection along the Georgetown Waterfront.

A passing boat helped the man out of the water and brought him to shore. He was uninjured and wearing a life jacket.

D.C. police were eventually able to get a hold of the boat that was motoring in circles in the water.

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