Boat capsizes in Jones Beach Inlet, boater dies

WANTAGH, N.Y. (AP) — A man who was rescued after his boat capsized off New York's Long Island has died.

Nassau County police say two boaters spotted someone floating in the Jones Beach Inlet at about 2:15 p.m. Friday.

The boaters lifted the man onto their boat and called police.

Police and the Coast Guard responded and performed CPR on the man. He was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

The man's name was not immediately released.

Police say the man had been in a boat that capsized. Divers searched for any other possible victims and determined that there were none.

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