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BREAKING: Adult Dead, Two Children Critical Following Boat Crash On Intracoastal

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Fire Rescue On Scene At 2:20 PM. Two Children Pulled From Water, Grandfather “Face Down” In Water…

The boat, on the left, apparently badly damaged. (Photo courtesy BocaNewsNow.com reader).

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UPDATE: 6:25 PM — Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is now the lead agency. We are awaiting an official report from FWC.

UPDATE: 2:45 PM — The United States Coast Guard was called to the scene in the Intracoastal.

UPDATE: 2:34 PM — An adult was pronounced dead at the scene. Rescuers have told Delray Medical Center that the boat was traveling at a “moderately high rate of speed.”

UPDATE: 2:27 PM — Two trauma alerts are being sent to Delray Medical Center. Both children. Injuries are described as “boat crash with ejection.”

The scene of the fatal boat crash in Highland Beach on January 15th, 2022. (Courtesy: BocaNewsNow.com reader).

HIGHLAND BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Delray Beach and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue units are on the scene in Highland Beach — just north of Boca Raton — for what sounds like a dramatic water rescue in the Intracoastal. The address is 3310 South Ocean Blvd.

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The scene in Highland Beach where a man reportedly died and two children were injured in a boat crash. Rescuers are seen in the water near the boat. (Courtesy: BocaNewsNow.com reader).
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Moments ago, at 2:19 p.m., rescuers radioed that they had pulled two pediatric victims from the water and were administering aid.

A third victim — identified as an adult, possibly the children’s grandparent — was seen face down in the water. Rescuers were trying to pull that person from the water.

This is a developing story, check back for updates…

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