SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two boaters were dumped into the ocean off the coast of San Diego today when their 23-foot vessel overturned when it was hit by a whale.
The noninjury mishap was reported shortly after noon about 12 miles off the coast, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Another boater reported the accident and helped get the victims out of the water, USCG Petty Officer Connie Terrell said. A commercial salvage vessel then was called out to right the foundered boat.
The boaters said they believed a whale struck their vessel, causing it to flip over, Terrell said.
A pedestrian was found dead on Interstate 5 around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. California Highway Patrol say a car struck and killed the man, leaving him to die in the freeway.
The San Diego Fire Department was called to terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport, Saturday afternoon for reports of a fire.
A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.
Slightly warmer and drier today after temperature records were broken overnight. Daytime temperatures expected to be 5- 10 degrees below seasonal norms.
The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."