Man killed in boating accident near Ormond Beach in Oxnard
A yet to be identified adult male has died in a boating accident that happened around 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in Ventura County, California.
According to Oxnard Fire Department, the sailboat capsized close to Ormond Beach in Oxnard. The 32-foot sailboat overturned after experiencing rough waters and high winds.
Four people inside the boat managed to swim to the shore. One of the people, a male adult, suffered a cardiac arrest and was airlifted to t. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard where he was pronounced dead.
Investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.
Units from the Ventura Fire Department and the Federal Fire Department responded to the incident.