One person was killed and two people were injured when two boats collided near a Coast Guard station in St. Petersburg, Florida Friday evening.

The crash was so close, Coast Guardsmen heard the collision and then launched a rescue boat.

In all, five people were found on the two boats.

Authorities said one person was dead at the scene.

Two others were taken to a hospital.

One person is in critical condition, and the second suffered minor non-life-threatening injuries.

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