Seven tread water for 20 hours after boat capsized - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Seven tread water for 20 hours after boat capsized

MARATHON KEY, FL (WFLX) - One person is dead and seven others are rescued after their boat capsized off the Florida Keys.

A photo, provided by the Coast Guard, shows one of the people being brought onto shore in Marathon Sunday. The Coast Guard says the boat capsized Saturday afternoon forcing the group to tread water without life vests for 20 hours before they were rescued.

An 80-year-old woman died. Seven others, including a 4-year-old girl, were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.

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