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March 13 2014, 01:50 PM EDT

1 seriously injured when boat capsizes near Sebastian
By Scott T. Smith / CBS12 News
SEBASTIAN, Fla. -- One person died after a bass boat capsized in choppy waters Thursday morning near a boat ramp in Stick Marsh at the St. John's Water Management Area.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports the incident happened at about 9 a.m.

Lenny Salberg with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports three people were involved with the capsized boat, one of them suffered a serious injury and died later at a hospital.

The victim has been identified as Francis Whitehead, 64, of Sebastian. The other boaters also were from Sebastian

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  • Fly HookerFly Hooker Posts: 4,198 Captain
    Too sad, I remember some of his post. RIP :angel :angel
  • Fly HookerFly Hooker Posts: 4,198 Captain
  • Docked WagesDocked Wages Posts: 2,790 Admin
    RIP Gypsy, I hope you are fishing in the big pond above :angel
    Mark Wilson
  • duckmanJRduckmanJR Posts: 18,720 AG
    Will was a nice guy...very sad...
    There are many roads to travel
    Many things to do.
    Knots to be unraveled
    'fore the darkness falls on you
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