Boater Missing Off Breezy Point In Southern Md.

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CHESAPEAKE BEACH, Md. (AP) — A boat capsized off southern Maryland and one person remains missing.

The Coast Guard says it rescued early Saturday two people who had been on board, while the crew of a fishing boat rescued two others near Breezy Point.

The Coast Guard learned of the capsized vessel when a crewmember from the fishing boat called about 3:30 a.m. to report picking up two people clinging to a crab pot. The rescued boaters said there had been more people aboard their boat when it was swamped and capsized overnight in a thunderstorm. The Coast Guard then dispatched a boat that found two more survivors.

The missing man has been identified as Angel Ayala Cerros, 28, of Alexandria, Va. The four survivors were wearing life jackets at the time of the accident.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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