Two people are dead, 10 are missing, and eight are rescued after the boat capsize in Key West

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BREAKING NEWS: Two people are dead, 10 are missing and eight are rescued after the boat capsize in Key West

Two people died and 10 others are missing in the Atlantic Ocean after a boat they were on toppled 15 miles outside of Key West on Thursday afternoon.

The US Coast Guard continues to search for the missing people, Petty Officer Jose Hernandez said Miami Herald.

Coast Guard members were able to rescue eight people on the boat, the outlet reported.

Hernandez told the Miami Herald that two coastguard cutters, among other units from the Key West coastguard sector, are involved in search and rescue operations.

A Coast Guard cutter can be seen near Key West in a 2007 photo

A Coast Guard cutter can be seen near Key West in a 2007 photo

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