HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) – Massachusetts authorities said four people were rescued after their boat capsized off Cape Cod.

Hyannis firefighters said people on another boat pulled the four to safety Sunday morning off Great Island in West Yarmouth and brought them to Hyannis Inner Harbor, where paramedics evaluated them.

It was not clear why the 20-foot vessel capsized. Authorities did not release the names of the people on the boat.

Fire officials said one person who nearly drowned and developed hypothermia was brought to Cape Cod Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Information from: Cape Cod Times, http://www.capecodonline.com

AP-ES-05-24-09 1446EDT

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