Commercial Fishing Boat Capsizes Off Oregon Coast, Killing 3

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Three fishermen were killed Tuesday when their commercial fishing vessel capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast.

The three-man crew of the Mary B. II battled 12- to 14-foot waves in Yaquina Bay Bar near Newport, Oregon, when the boat overturned, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday in a tweet. The incident occurred at about 10 p.m. PST Tuesday night.

The Coast Guard said it pulled fisherman James Lacey, 48, of South Toms River, New Jersey, from the sea after midnight Tuesday; he was later ...read more at https://weather.com/news/news/2019-01-09-commercial-fishing-boat-capsizes-off-oregon-coast

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