Maine Marine Patrol is investigating a recreational boating fatality that occurred yesterday, June 21, on Flag Island near Phippsburg.

Marine Patrol was notified yesterday morning by a fisherman who reported a vessel aground on the island. Marine Patrol officers arrived on scene at approximately 7:00 a.m. and found a deceased male, identified as Vincent Wells, 37 of Phippsburg, aboard a 25-foot Yamaha Jet Boat.

The vessel has been recovered by Sea Tow and will be examined by Marine Patrol as part of its ongoing investigation.

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