Update: 48-Year-Old Man Dies After Suffering Apparent Heart Attack Aboard Boat

Coast Guard responded to the incident that occurred aboard a 26-foot yacht.

Update, 12:29p.m.

A 48-year-old man died this morning after suffering an apparent heart attack while on a boat off the Half Moon Bay coast, according to a U.S. Coast Guard petty.

Around 8:40 a.m. the Pillar Point harbormaster responded to a call that someone aboard a 26-foot boat was having a heart attack, Coast Guard Petty Officer Roy Olson said.

Medical personnel responded and pronounced the man dead on the boat, Olson said.

There were three other passengers onboard, according to Olson.

The man's identity is being withheld as authorities investigate the death, according to the San Mateo County coroner's office.


A boater off the coast of Half Moon Bay apparently suffered a heart attack this morning, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials.

The Pillar Point harbormaster responded to a call around 8:40 a.m. that someone onboard a 26-foot yacht was having a heart attack, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Olson.

It was unclear how many people were also on the boat when the harbormaster responded to the heart attack victim, Olson said.

The victim's condition was not immediately available, Olson said.

--Bay City News


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