MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The U.S. Coast Guard has ended the search for a 33-year-old man who was thrown into the water after two boats collided in Key Biscayne on Monday.
In a release, the Coast Guard stated Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission divers located human remains near the crash site.READ MORE: Hard Rock Stadium Vaccinating 16 And Older, No Appointments Needed
The accident happened near Bear Cut Bridge, involving eight people in total.
A Coast Guard crew pulled six people from the water after their boat capsized. They were transferred to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Fireboat 25, which took them ashore where paramedics were waiting.
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The person on the other boat was OK.
The seventh person on the boat that capsized was the one who went missing.
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The Coast Guard, along with crews from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, City of Miami Fire Rescue, Florida Fish and Wildlife and Tow Boat US, searched for thee days, covering 1,200 miles.MORE NEWS: Miami Police Release Footage Of Missing California Tourist Angela Morrisey
“Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends who lost their loved one,” said Capt. Jo-Ann F. Burdian, Commander Coast Guard Sector Miami. “The Coast Guard and our partner agencies who participated in this search truly hoped for a different outcome to this tragic situation.”