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2 children pulled from San Francisco Bay recovering

Posted October 9

— Officials say two children pulled out of the San Francisco Bay in critical condition after a recreational sailboat carrying 30 people capsized are doing well and one has been released from the hospital.

The San Francisco Fire Department says one of the children was released Sunday, and another who required CPR remains hospitalized in stable condition.

The two children were taken to a hospital along with a third child and five adults after a 34-foot sailboat named Khaleesi capsized for unknown reasons Saturday afternoon about 100 yards off Pier 45.

Fire Department Assistant Chief Bob Postel says the 5-year-old was unconscious and not breathing when he was taken from the water. A good Samaritan performed CPR on him until a police officer took over.

Postel says there were a lot of recreational and rescue boats on the water because of Fleet Week, and crews were able to reach the distressed sailboat quickly.


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