Minor Injuries Reported After Boats “Bump” Off Staten Island: Coast Guard

Authorities say four people were hurt when two boats bumped into one another on the Atlantic Ocean just off Staten Island. 

The Coast Guard said a pilot was being transferred from a large ocean vessel into a pilot boat near Sandy Hook when the two boats "bumped." 

Three people were treated for minor injuries at the scene, and another person was taken to a local hospital. 

The pilot was responsible for bringing the large vessel into the port, the Coast Guard says. 

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