Man Falls Off Boat In Jupiter Inlet

Posted by Paige Bresky --email

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) --- A man is in the hospital after falling off a boat near the Jupiter Inlet Friday morning.

A Palm Beach County Ocean Rescue boat picked up the victim who was unconscious at the time, and crews performed CPR.

The man was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries including a four inch contusion to his head.

The man ---thought to be in his fifties, was aboard a 48-foot commercial charter vessel when the accident happened reportedly because the water was really rough.