2 Dead, 5 Missing After Storm Capsizes Sailboats in Alabama

Dauphin Island Regatta sailors gather near their docked sailboats Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Dauphin Island, Ala. Coast Guard officials said they responded to a report of multiple capsized vessels around 4:30 p.m. Mike Kittrell/AL.com/AP Photo
Dauphin Island Regatta sailors gather near their docked sailboats Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Dauphin Island, Ala. Coast Guard officials said they responded to a report of multiple capsized vessels around 4:30 p.m. Five people are missing after several sailboats participating in a regatta capsized during a storm in Mobile Bay Saturday according to the Coast Guard.

A second body was found in Alabama waters after a storm capsized several sailboats during a regatta, the Alabama Department of Public Safety said today.

One body was found Saturday night and the second body was found this morning, according to the state's Department of Public Safety. Neither has been identified.

Crews are searching for five people who are believed to still be missing, but not all five were regatta participants.

More than 40 people have been rescued, the Coast Guard said today. Good Samaritans and local authorities have assisted in the rescue efforts.

More than 100 boats and as many as 200 people were participating in the Dauphin Island regatta, held in Mobile Bay.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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