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Man drowns after being trapped under capsized boat in Galveston Bay

Posted on Saturday, September 12th, 2020 at 4:37 pm    

RED BLUFF, TX – A boat rolled over in Galveston Bay yesterday, leading to the death of a person who became trapped underneath, according to KHOU.

The accident happened near Red Bluff Point at about 9:50 a.m. when a boat was pushed over by the wake of a passing ship. It rolled over, trapping a 32-year-old man beneath it.

The victim, who was not publicly identified, drowned as a result.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.

No further information is available at this time.

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