Body of overboard fisherman recovered

coast guardThe body of a fisherman who was dragged overboard by fishing gear this morning has been recovered, and transported to U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point, Chief Warrant Officer John Roberts said this afternoon. The man, whose identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin, was reported overboard about 9:15 this morning off the 42-foot fishing vessel No Regrets out of Oak Bluffs, Mass. According to a press release from the 1st Coast Guard District in Boston, the man became entangled in nets on the conch boat and was swept over the side about a quarter-mile off Great Point. After being recovered about 1 p.m., the body was brought to Station Brant Point, then transported to Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Roberts said. Will be updated, Sadly, Read the rest here 18:34

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