Mud Key boat collision leaves 1 woman dead, 1 injured

Coast Guard helicopter hoists women out of water

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MIAMI - One woman is dead and another was injured after a boat collision Thursday near Mud Key.

The U.S. Coast Guard was called about 4 p.m. after a 44-foot Catamaran and a 55-foot sport fishing boat collided, sending both women into the water.

A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted both women out of the water and flew them to the Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West.

One of those women was pronounced dead. The other was listed in stable condition.

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