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VIDEO: Boat slams into Florida dock after 3 people fall overboard

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Posted at 8:06 AM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 10:06:28-04

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — A motorboat slammed into multiple Florida docks Friday after three people taking part in a photo shoot on the boat were dumped overboard.

Video from a Martin County Sheriff's Office helicopter showed the 24-foot boat crashing into two docks in the St. Lucie River at a high rate of speed. The boat went airborne after smashing the first dock before hitting the second and settling on the beach.

The three men on-board told authorities they were were forced to dive underwater after being thrown off the boat when it circled back towards them.

The men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat. One of the men suffered minor injuries; nobody else was injured.