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Man rescued off East Marion in Long Island Sound

08/25/2017 11:59 AM |

A 72-year-old Greenport man was rescued off East Marion in the Long Island Sound after his boat capsized Friday morning, authorities at the scene said.

A beachgoer spotted Emmanuel Leodis clinging to the side of his overturned boat off Pebble Beach around 11 a.m. and called 911, according to a Southold Town police press release.

Mr. Leodis, who was traveling alone and not wearing a life jacket, was rescued by a passing fisherman, Eric Bulis, after his 14-foot aluminium boat capsized, officials said.

He was taken to a boat ramp near Truman’s Beach were he was evaluated by an East Marion ambulance crew and released, police said.

No other details about the incident were immediately available.

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Photo: A Southold Town police boat at the scene. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

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