One person is presumed dead following an ill-fated fishing trip on Wednesday

MONROE — One person is presumed dead following an ill-fated fishing trip on Wednesday. According to authorities, three friends were fishing at Nine Island located at the confluence of the Passumpsic and Connecticut Rivers when their anchored boat was dislodged by fast-moving currents. One member of the fishing party attempted to wrangle the boat and was swept away. Authorities declined to identify those involved. The incident was reported shortly before 2:30 p.m. and first-arriving departments from Bath, Litteton, Monroe, Woodsville and St. Johnsbury rescued the two fishermen stranded on the island.

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