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(MIAMI) — At least four people are dead after a boat overturned off the coast of southern Florida early Wednesday morning.

The U.S. Coast Guard tells ABC News affiliate WPLG-TV that 11 others were rescued.  The survivors, mostly of Haitian and Jamaican descent, were found clinging to the hull of the boat roughly seven miles off the coast of Miami.

According to WPLG, one person was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.

It is not clear how many passengers were on board the boat.

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