9 people rescued from sinking boat in Housatonic River

Police say at least nine people were trapped on the Housatonic River and had to be rescued after their boat started to sink. Police say

STRATFORD - Police say at least nine people were trapped on the Housatonic River and had to be rescued after their boat started to sink.

Police say they were received a distress call Saturday after a boat hit the rocks near the Birdseye Boat ramp in Stratford.

Officials say a second boat also hit the rocks while attempting to rescue the fallen passengers.

They say no one was seriously injured.  

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