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Moment unmanned speedboat veers wildly out of control after 3 men fell overboard

Moment speedboat veers wildly out of control after three men fall overboard during photoshoot

  • Video shows unmanned speedboat veered out of control and crashed into concrete dock after three men fell overboard while reportedly doing photoshoot
  • The three men said they were ‘forced to dive underwater numerous times’ because the 24-foot boat continued to circle around them and nearly hit them
  • Boat eventually straightened out before traveling toward dock at high speed 
  • In clip, the boat is seen hitting a dock, going airborne and hitting a second dock

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Helicopter footage captured the moment an unmanned speedboat veered out of control and crashed into a concrete dock after three men fell overboard while reportedly doing a photoshoot. 

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the incident occurred late Friday in the St Lucie River. 

The three men told authorities that they were ‘forced to dive underwater numerous times’ because the 24-foot boat continued to circle around them and nearly struck them.

Footage captured the moment an unmanned speedboat (pictured) veered out of control and crashed into a concrete dock after three men fell overboard while reportedly doing a photoshoot

In the clip, the boat is seen hitting the dock near the 1500 block of St Lucie Boulevard. It then went airborne and hit a second dock

In the clip, the boat is seen hitting the dock near the 1500 block of St Lucie Boulevard. It then went airborne and hit a second dock

Video does show the boat circling on the river twice. The men said the vessel eventually straightened itself out before traveling toward a dock at a high rate of speed.

In the clip, the boat is seen hitting the dock near the 1500 block of St Lucie Boulevard. It then went airborne and hit a second dock before coming to a stop. 

Authorities dispatched a helicopter that directed marine units to the passengers and stayed over the vessel until it crashed. 

All three men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat. One of the men suffered minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Police didn’t release any other details about the individuals involved.  

The investigation into the cause of the incident has been turned over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 

This image shows the boat just moments before it crashed into the second dock at the river

This image shows the boat just moments before it crashed into the second dock at the river 

In the video, the boat is seen hitting the second dock and then coming to a stop

In the video, the boat is seen hitting the second dock and then coming to a stop 

All three men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat. One of the men suffered minor injuries. No other injuries were reported

All three men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat. One of the men suffered minor injuries. No other injuries were reported

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