CHICAGO — Authorities say one person died and two were rescued after a sailboat capsized in Lake Michigan near the Chicago shoreline.
Chicago police say in a statement that the boat overturned about 2 a.m. Thursday. A 28-year-old woman was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. Police say a man and woman from the boat were rescued and were in good condition. Names weren't immediately released.
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The boat capsized in an area along North Lake Shore Drive near Lincoln Park that includes beaches, docks and jetties.
Authorities are investigating the circumstances of the capsizing. WLS-TV reports the Chicago Fire Department Marine Unit says due to high water in Lake Michigan many potential hazards that usually are exposed, such as jetties, are covered in water.