Couple Left Homeless as Sailboat Sinks in Indian River During Friday Afternoon Severe Storm
By Space Coast Daily // April 20, 2019
boat was anchored in the water just off of Lee Wenner Park
LOST ONE OF TWO PET CATS
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA — A man tried to salvage the personal belongings from his sailboat which quickly sank after witnesses say they saw lightning strike nearby on Friday afternoon.
The boat was anchored in the water just off of Lee Wenner Park.
It was home to the male and his wife whom, in addition to losing all their personal belongings, lost one of two pet cats.
The man and his wife were just returning home for the day when the incident occurred.
Neither he nor his wife was injured. The Salvation Army is assisting the couple with shelter and supplies.
The Cocoa Police Department Marine unit responded to assist the victim. The FWC is investigating.
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