Two people are dead, and a third victim hospitalized following a boat crash in the Miami Beach area off of Government Cut. Sound familiar.
Two people died in a boat accident near the Miami Beach area of Government Cut. This is the same area where Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two others died in a boat crash in September of 2016.
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FWC investigators say the boat slammed into some rocks, ejecting passengers shortly before 10 p.m Saturday night.
The Coast Guard has been unable to find the fourth victim, but a body was found Monday morning.
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FWC said the boat hit the jetty at Government Cut, the same area where Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two others died in a boat crash 2016.
Authorities say the crash will possibly be investigated as a homicide.
A Lighthouse Point couple is dead after a Saturday night boating crash that flipped a boat on Government Cut’s north jetty, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission said.
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