1 seriously hurt, 1 killed in boat crash near Port Miami 

MIAMI, FL – One man was hospitalized and another man was left dead after a collision between a Fisher Island Ferry and a 32-foot boat near Port Miami Sunday. 

According to NBC Miami, the collision occurred around 3:30 a.m. The men who were thrown in the water were identified as 27-year-old Cristian Gaston Fernandez, of Cutler Bay and 29-year-old Angel Dominguez, of Hialeah. 

Both men were on the 32-foot boat and were both rescued. Dominguez was sent to a hospital for serious injuries, while Fernandez was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Ferry captain and passengers were unharmed. 

It is not immediately clear what prompted this collision. 

Our newsroom will be sure to post more information as it becomes available. 

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Last Updated : June 26, 2023

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