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30-year-old man found passed out on yacht off coast of Fort Lauderdale, authorities say

Victim found unconscious in engine room

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 30-year-old man was found passed out on a yacht off the coast of Fort Lauderdale Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue officials said a fireboat was called out to the 170-foot Motoryacht 6 miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale after the victim was found unconscious in the engine room.

The man has since been taken to a hospital.

No other details were immediately released. 

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