2 fishermen rescued from Long Island Sound after going overboard

Suffolk County police marine officers responded to a call of two brothers from Brooklyn who were on a six-foot inflatable raft that had not returned Monday night.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2022, 9:18 AM

Updated 663 days ago

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News 12 Long Island has learned two fishermen had to be saved after going overboard in the Long Island Sound.
Suffolk County police marine officers responded to a call of two brothers from Brooklyn who were on a six-foot inflatable raft that had not returned Monday night.
A police helicopter was able to spot the two men.
Police say they had launched their boat off of Shoreham Beach and were hit with a strong wave, knocking them overboard.
Police say the men, ages 30 and 35, were in the water for more than an hour, wearing life jackets and clinging to an inflatable seat cushion before they were rescued.
Both men are expected to be OK.


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