By: Sophia Silletto - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 23:56:11 -0800
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - One person is dead and three others still missing after a boat involved in a race around the Farallon Islands ran aground this afternoon. The boating accident involving a 38-foot sailing vessel named the Low Speed Chase was reported around 3 p.m., according to U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Levi Read.
A Coast Guard helicopter was able to rescue two people from the rocks on the islands this afternoon, and an Air National Guard helicopter rescued another person, Read said.
A fourth person pulled from the water has been pronounced deceased, and another three people are still unaccounted for.
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