Coast Guard finds missing boater dead, search called off

HYANNIS, M.A. (WLNE) – According to the Coast Guard, a 55-year-old man lost in the waters off Cape Cod has died.

A Coast Guard spokesperson said the man was spotted around 8:00 a.m. by a helicopter from the USCG Air Station Cape Cod.

The man was recovered and unresponsive.

A call was received around 7:45 p.m. Saturday for a report of a capsized vessel. Crews then responded to the water off Hyannis, M.A.

Two people were on board when the 17-foot boat overturned.

One person was rescued by another boater and taken back to shore.

The 55-year-old man was transported to Woods Hole, where taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.

The Coast Guard stated, the man was not wearing a life jacket.

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