(CNN) — Two people are dead and 10 are still possibly missing after a boat overturned in 18 miles southwest of Key West, Florida.
The US Coast Guard rescued eight people Thursday afternoon around 1 p.m., the military branch said in a tweet.READ MORE: Southwest & American Airlines Seeing Cancelled Flights As Summer Travel Heats Up
Two bodies were discovered and crews are searching for a possible 10 people still missing.READ MORE: SPCA Tampa Bay Is Waiving Fees For Certain Pocket Pets June 23 through June 30
When crews arrived on the scene there was no boat to be found, but those rescued said they were on a boat that flipped, said Petty Officer Jose Hernandez, a USCG spokesperson.
The Coast Guard has two cutters and other units in the area performing search and rescue operations for the people still missing in the water, Hernandez said.MORE NEWS: Florida Man Sentenced For Possessing Images and Videos Depicting Child Sexual Abuse
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