2 killed after boat capsizes in Hudson River
Two people are dead after a small boat overturned in the Hudson River off the New York City shoreline Tuesday afternoon, city fire officials said.
A 7-year-old boy and a 50-year-old woman were killed, police said. They were believed to have died before first responders arrived.
Ten others who were on the boat had been pulled from the water before police and fire first responders, including divers, arrived shortly after 2:45 p.m., officials said.
One of those boaters had serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the others had minor injuries and were being checked out at the scene, fire officials said.
Police later said that the person they believed was at the helm of the boat was in critical condition.