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James Lacey, 48, Joshua Porter, 50, and Stephen Biernacki, 50, killed in boating accident near Newport, Oregon
The Coast Guard told KGW the vessel was spotted capsized at the entrance point of the two jetties. A search immediately began.
A crew had been on its way to help escort the Mary B II across the bar, the Coast Guard said in a news release Wednesday. But before they could get there, the fishing boat abruptly capsized, tossing two of the men overboard into the frigid waves.