4 rescued after catamaran capsizes in Long Island Sound

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Four people are safe after their catamaran capsized in the Long Island Sound.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Fishers Island.

Authorities in Connecticut say the Coast Guard pulled one person out of the water.

The other three were rescued by a private boat. 

Officials say the victims were in the water for about 20 minutes before help arrived and were not wearing life jackets. 

No word on why the boat overturned. 

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