Person killed after boat capsizes in Long Island Sound identified as NJ man

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CONNECTICUT -

Environmental officials in Connecticut have identified the person killed when a boat capsized in the Long Island Sound as a Fort Lee man.

According to State Environmental Conservation Police, Eul Lee, 64, died when the 17-foot fishing boat he was aboard overturned Sunday morning near the Stratford Shaols Light Station.

Coast Guard officers rescued three others from the boat and brought them to the Water Street Dock in Bridgeport. The men, who are all in their 60s, were taken to Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut for treatment.

Lee was pulled from the water with help from marine units from Bridgeport and Fairfield. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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