3 people rescued after sailboat overturned on Long Island Lake
LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY – Three people have been rescued on Lake Ronkonkoma after a sailboat overturned on Sunday, Suffolk Police said.
The sailboat, which had an adult and two children on board, capsized around 6 p.m., and rescuers from the town of Islip were able to paddle them in a kayak and bring them back to shore safely, according to a door-keeper. police word.
The trio were assessed by medical personnel at the scene, police said.
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No other information was immediately available from the police.
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