2 boaters rescued from water after sailboat tips over off Madeira Beach

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. - Emergency crews are responding to reports of a sailboat that has tipped onto its side off Madeira Beach.

According to Pinellas County Fire-Rescue, two boaters were in water near the sailboat, but were able to stay in water that was not over their heads until being rescued.

It is not yet known what caused the boat to tip over in the water. The boaters have not been identified.

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