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Boat capsizes in Currituck Sound near Poplar Branch Boating Access

 

A boat has capsized early Wednesday morning in the Currituck Sound.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., three teens ranging in age from 16-18 departed from the Poplar Branch Boating Access Area to duck hunt the Currituck Sound. Not from the immediate area, the three boys were in a 14’ foot aluminum jon boat and ill-prepared for the strong winds and rough waters, according to North Carolina Wildlife Resources Sergeant John Beardsley.

“Once they were underway and approximately a half mile from the boat ramp, they

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