Search for Missing Boater Resumes

One person died after sailboat capsized near Sandy Point State Park

Monday, Dec 19, 2011  |  Updated 7:40 AM EDT
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Search for Missing Boater Resumes

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The Coast Guard will resume its search for a missing boater on the Chesapeake Bay Monday morning.

The 25-year-old man was last seen Saturday afternoon when a sailboat capsized near Sandy Point State Park.

Two others were with him, including a 40-year-old man who died. Rescuers also pulled a 25-year-old woman from the water. She is being treated for hypothermia, and is expected to survive.

Rescuers searched 62 square miles in the 24 hours following the accident, but

called off

the search temporalily Sunday.

Emergency crews say all three people on the boat were wearing life jackets at the time of the accident. It is unclear what caused the boat to capsize.

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