The Latest: IDs of fishermen killed in Oregon released
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) – The Latest on a fatal Oregon fishing boat accident (all times local):
Authorities have released the identities of three men killed when a fishing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast.
The Oregon State Police said in a statement the victims were James Lacey, 48, of South Toms River, New Jersey; Joshua Porter, 50, of Toledo, Oregon; and Stephen Biernacki, 50, of Barnegat Township, New Jersey. Authorities say Biernacki was the skipper of the Mary B. II.
The vessel overturned about 10 p.m. Tuesday as it crossed Yaquina Bay Bar in Newport, Oregon.