1 hurt as boat sinks near mouth of Caloosahatchee

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FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. One person was hospitalized after a boat sank Thursday night near the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said.

The boat’s mast could be seen sticking out of the water Friday morning as FWC crews went out to investigate.

What caused the boat to sink, how many people were on it, and the extent of the injuries to the person who was hurt are unclear.

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