LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – A diver discovered a body as rescuers responded to a boat collision in the Great South Bay Sunday night, Suffolk police said.
Police said one of the boats’ operators, 53-year-old Louis Deritis, was thrown into the water after his boat capsized following the crash 10:40 p.m. His body was discovered Monday morning, officials said.
His wife, identified by police as 50-year-old Renee Deritis, was discovered in the hull by fire rescue divers.
The operator and passengers in the other boat were uninjured, police said.
Suffolk police are investigating the crash.