News: 2 boaters injured following collision off coast of Key Largo

KEY LARGO, FL – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the scene of a boat accident Friday that left two people injured, WSVN reports.

The incident happened off the coast of Key Largo, where authorities said a sailboat collided with a 45-foot yacht.

One person on each of the vessels was injured and was rescued by the Coast Guard.  The sailboat sustained significant damage from the incident and was towed back to shore.

No details were released on the circumstances that led to the crash.

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