1 man found, search continues for another after boat sinks near Hudson Beach, Fla.

d7ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — William Coffey was rescued by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission crews in a debris field eight miles west of Hudson Beach, Florida, Tuesday.

Still missing is Anthony Coffey, 29.

FWC crews reported to the Coast Guard they found Coffey severely hypothermic and clinging to a lifejacket. He was transported to Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida.

A good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at approximately 1:40 a.m., via VHF-FM channel 16 radio reporting he heard a mayday call over channel 8 of a vessel, the Miss Melody, taking water and stating they were going down.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130 Hercules air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium boat crew from Coast Guard Station Sand Key, Florida, and crews from FWC continue the search for Anthony Coffey.

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