SANTA CATALINA ISLAND (CBS Los Angeles) — The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday continued its search for a missing boater after a deadly vessel collision overnight in the water off the coast of Santa Catalina Island.Stockton Man Gets 17 Year Prison Sentence For Child Sex Trafficking
The crash between a boat and a dinghy took place northeast of Casino Point near Descanso Bay after 1 a.m. Sunday.
“We received a report from a good Samaritan reporting that a dingy with five people aboard collided with another vessel about a quarter-mile off Descanso Bay, Catalina,” Sondra-Kay Kneen of the Coast Guard told KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.Petaluma Police Nab Man With 5 Arrest Warrants On Gun, Drug Charges
One person was killed and three others were injured. The injured boaters were taken by helicopter to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the Coast Guard said. Two of the boaters had minor injuries, while a third sustained a head injury.
The identities of those involved have not been released by authorities. However, a man and a woman who identified themselves as the fatality victim’s parents on Facebook said their son, named Michael, was from San Francisco and was on the dinghy with his girlfriend, who was also injured in the accident.
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