Man Rescued off Maine Coast After Boat Overturns

Updated 2 years ago

Officials say a California man is in stable condition after overturning his boat in the ocean off Maine. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department says 25-year-old John Alexander Eckhouse of Sherman Oaks, Calif., flipped a 14-foot Boston Whaler in Middle Bay off Harpswell around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say Eckhouse was near drowning when a fisherman in the area heard his screams for help, rescued him and brought him to shore. Officials say he was brought to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick suffering from hypothermia.


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