One crewmember is reported deceased, and one crewmember was rescued when their commercial fishing vessel capsized in Shinnecock Inlet yesterday.
Southampton Town Police stated in a press release that Stian Stiansen, 85 of East Quogue died in the accident and second crewmember Scott Finne, 42, of Eastport survived.
At approximately 2 p.m. a Coast Guard Station Shinnecock communications watchstander was notified by Southampton Police dispatch that the 45-foot trawler, Pauline, capsized. Sector Long Island Sound communications watchstander issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a response boatcrew from Station Shinnecock.
Rescue crews from Station Shinnecock, Southhampton Marine Unit, Suffolk County Police Helicopter Rescue and SeaTow responded.
The cause of the maritime accident is under investigation.