PADET New York Public Affairs
July 22, 2012
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Contact: Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Laberdesque
Office: (212) 514-4287
Mobile: (917) 703-0983
Coast Guard, local agencies searching for persons in distress in Connecticut.
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of persons in distress near Stamford Harbor Lighthouse, Stamford, Conn., today.
At approximately 11:38 p.m., Sunday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center in New Haven, Conn., received several reports of people trapped under a 22-foot capsized vessel.
A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew from Station Eatons Neck, N.Y., and a rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., are searching along with local police and rescue agencies.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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