The incident happened at Faber Cove in Fort Pierce at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said 65-year-old David Michael Klein was thrown from his 23-foot Key West boat.
Klein was pulled from the water by a group of commercial fishermen. The victim—a resident of Kattskill Bay, New York— was pronounced dead at Lawnwood Medical Center.
The FWC is trying to determine what caused the accident.
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