US Coast Guard Investigating Boating Accident & Death Off Ocean City


UPDATED – 8/29/21 – A boating accident offshore of Ocean City has taken the life of Captain Chris Ragni, Sr. There’s an outpouring on Facebook from the fishing community as well as other friends and loved ones. His son, Chris Ragni, Jr on his Facebook page said that his father died doing what he loved and was with several friends fishing. The accident is under investigation by the US Coast Guard. There is a GoFundMe page set up to help with funeral costs.


One person is dead after a boating accident about 60 miles offshore on Friday. Ocean City paramedics responded along with the US Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and Maryland Natural Resources Police. Ocean City fire officials stated on their Facebook page that one patient suffered a minor injury and refused treatment, another patient was declared deceased offshore by paramedics. The US Coast Guard is investigating.