One man died and one was rescued after a lobster boat capsized on Sunday. The rescued man was found on Little Brewster Island, a Boston Harbor island, and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. The other man was found unresponsive in the water and was taken to the Coast Guard Point Allerton Station where he was pronounced dead.
The boat, called the Jacquelyn Ann, had left the Wessaguesset Yacht Club in Weymouth around noon on Saturday to retrieve lobster traps from Hull.
The Boston Globe: One rescued, one dead after boat capsizes
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