The boat capsized on Saturday evening en route to Chicago's
Burnham Harbor from New Buffalo, Michigan, a Coast Guard
official said. No radio call for help was received.
A fishing boat noticed a person floating in the water about six
miles (10 km) from the Chicago shore early on Sunday and
Rescue teams said the man, who was wearing a floatation device,
was pulled from the water around 7 a.m., about 12 hours after
the boat capsized.
The rescued man told authorities his 30-foot (9-meter) power
boat caught fire before it sank.
Because the man was suffering from hypothermia and mostly
unresponsive, it was unclear whether the vessel was carrying a
total of four or six passengers, the Coast Guard said.
Shortly after the man was rescued, crews pulled an unconscious
woman from Lake Michigan, where water temperatures are 58
degrees Fahrenheit (14.4 Celsius).
(Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere; Editing by Jon Herskovitz and
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