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2 Rescued As Boat Sinks In Long Island Sound Off Norwalk

The boat remains partially submerged in Long Island Sound off Norwalk. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department
The sunken boat is a 33-foot Egg Harbor powerboat. Photo Credit: Justin Bennett

NORWALK, Conn. — Two men were rescued when their fishing boat hit rocks and sank off Green's Ledge/Sheffield Island in the waters of Long Island Sound near Norwalk, police said.

The incident occurred at about 4:15 p.m. on Saturday.

The Norwalk Department of Police Service Marine Unit responded as well as Westport and Stamford police and Norwalk fire.

Two men from Long Island, N.Y., were rescued unharmed by the Darien Police Marine Unit, which was the first boat on the scene.

The boat sank in five minutes but remained partially submerged.

Tow Boat US conducted the salvage operation.

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