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Rescues after boat slams jetty on Long Island

August 6, 2010 3:35:26 AM PDT
Suffolk County police and the Coast Guard were busy pulling a boat and injured people off the east jetty overnight, where Brown's River empties into the Great South Bay.

Witnesses say the boat, carrying five people, slammed into the jetty at a high rate of speed around midnight.

Two people were hurt in the crash. The injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The boat began leaking fuel. It was towed to shore.


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