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Coast Guard responds to capsized sailboat in Lake Erie

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Posted at 5:43 PM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 18:58:17-04

The Coast Guard responded to reports of a capsized sail boat with two people on board in Lake Erie near Madison. 

According to Coast Guard officials, the boat capsized around 5:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. They reported that a catamaran arrived to help at the scene, but it also capsized while the man aboard tried to help.

The Coast Guard's Fairport Harbor crews responded to the incident and retrieved the two capsized boats from the water.