Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Cape May after boat overturns

CAPE MAY, New Jersey (WPVI) -- The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell into the water when a fishing boat capsized near Cape May.

Officials said a good Samaritan found the 32-foot fishing vessel overturned around 2 p.m. Thursday and pulled one person out of the water.

A second person remains missing.

The Coast Guard said it is using multiple boats and a helicopter to search for the missing man.

A C-130 plane from North Carolina was expected to join the search.

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"For a minute there I was thinking, 'This is very bad. There's no one around,'" Stuart Bee said.

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