VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Police say two people are dead and four others were being treated at area hospitals after their 18-foot aluminum boat capsized in the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia Beach police spokesman Adam Bernstein said one person was pronounced dead Wednesday morning and a second person was pronounced dead shortly after 1 p.m.
The boat capsized at Lynnhaven Inlet. Police said the six boaters phoned in a distress call to the Coast Guard shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Police said the victims were taken to two local hospitals.
A spokeswoman for the hospitals said she could not disclose patient conditions.
There was no immediate word on what led to the incident.