SAVANNAH, GA (July 6, 2014): Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers are investigating the death of a Savannah man after his boat overturned near Williamson Island in the Wassau Sound this morning.
A man in his early 50s was declared dead at the scene when U.S. Coast Guard officers reached the small, open bowed boat. His wife was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of undetermined injuries. Names are being withheld until the family is notified.
Police were called to the mishap at 9:44 a.m. DNR, Coast Guard, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Patrol, Marine Patrol and Aviation responded along with Southside Fire and Southside EMS.