2 men, 2 women rescued from sinking boat in Great South Bay

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Officials say two men and two women were rescued from a sinking boat Monday night in the Great South Bay.

They say the distress call came in around 5:30 p.m.

According to officials, the boat was sinking south of Timber Point Marina in Great River.

The Suffolk Marine Bureau says they located the boaters within minutes, but their 19-foot boat was completely submerged.

They say some of the victims were wearing life jackets, while others were clinging to floating cushions and a cooler.

The boaters are from the Islip-Mastic Beach area and are expected to be OK.

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