Boating incident near Clearwater Pass sends 1 to hospital, FWC says

Pinellas County

(Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — One person was hospitalized after a boating incident near Clearwater Pass Monday morning, authorities said.

Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said two vessels were involved in a crash around 6 a.m. The operator of the 17-foot vessel was sent to an area hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Their passenger was not hurt. The operator of the other boat, a 21-foot vessel, was not hurt.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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