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Police: 3 dead after boat capsizes

A vessel capsized in Oyster Bay, police said.

A vessel capsized in Oyster Bay, police said. Three young people were killed, according to police. (July 4, 2012) Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Three are dead after a vessel capsized Wednesday night in Oyster Bay waters, police say.

Nassau Police Deputy Insp. Kenneth Lack said a 34-foot Silverton motor yacht capsized shortly after 10 p.m. in the Long Island Sound between Centre Island and Caumsett State Historic Park, near Lloyd Harbor.

One person was found by police rescuers shortly after the accident and taken to Syosset...

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