2 people seriously injured in boating accident in Long Island Sound

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NEW HAVEN —  Coast Guard Officials said two people were seriously injured after a boat hit a buoy Saturday night.

The Coast Guard said the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Officials said one person was thrown over board and the other was bleeding severely due to the crash.

Officials say the boater in the water had no pulse when they were taken out but soon regained it after CPR was preformed.

Both victims were recovered and taken to the hospital to treat their injuries.

The Coast Guard returned to the buoy to investigate the damage that was done and discovered the boat sank into the Long Island Sound.