Man, woman dead after boat capsizes in Port Medway, N.S.
Two people are dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Port Medway in the Region of Queens Municipality, N.S.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax says rescuers responded to a call Saturday morning reporting an overturned crabbing vessel.
The centre, along with the RCMP, fire departments, and community members scoured the shore and water for about three hours.
A 55-year-old woman was found unresponsive on the beach and was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital.
A man, also 55, was found near the boat by a vessel and was also unresponsive.
Capt. Marc Greatti, a spokesman for the JRCC, says no other people were reported missing.