Two People Who Fell from Tanker Ship off Chincoteague Expected to Survive


Two engineers who fell from a tanker ship’s lifeboat about 70 miles east of Chincoteague are expected to survive their injuries. Coast Guard officials tell WGMD the two were working on the tanker’s lifeboat, when it detached and dropped into the water. The Coast Guard and Navy responded, saving the pair. They suffered injuries including…

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Fisherman Accidentally Impaled by Spear on Boat off Ocean City Coast


A fisherman is in critical condition tonight after he was shot in the head and impaled by a spear fired by a speargun. Petty Officer 3rd-Class Shannon Kearney, Coast Guard spokeswoman, says the accident happened on board a 25-foot cabin cruiser about 35 nautical miles off the Ocean City coast and was reported just before…

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