CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – A boat captain died in a fatal collision with another boat near Port A Marina Saturday, according to KIII TV.
Gary Cooper’s boat was broadsided by another vessel, knocking him to the water.
James Joseph and his son were behind Cooper when the accident took place. They contacted 911 and rushed toward Cooper to extricate him from the water. They then performed CPR on Cooper.
Emergency crews pronounced Cooper dead at the scene of the accident.
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the incident.