Nassau County Police Det. Lt. John Azzata, right, gives information about a fatal boating accident during a news conference in Oyster Bay, N.Y., Thursday, July 5, 2012. Police say three bodies have been pulled out of New York's Long Island Sound after a yacht capsized on the Fourth of July Police say three bodies pulled out of New York's Long Island Sound after a yacht capsized were all children. The bodies of the 12-year-old boy and two girls, ages 11 and 8, were recovered from the boat's cabin. Twenty-four other people were rescued, and were treated and released.
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published Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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OYSTER BAY, N.Y. - A yacht full of fireworks watchers capsized on the Fourth of July, killing three children and sending 24 others into the Long Island Sound, where many were rescued by fellow boaters, police said Thursday.