Five rescued from sinking boat near Huntington Park Beach

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Five people were rescued from a boat that was sinking off Huntington Park Beach in Newport News.

Officials with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission said the boat started sinking around 10:50 am. Five people were pulled safely from the boat, no one went in the water.

Officials said the boat started sinking because the plug for the boat wasn’t put in. 

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