Woman drowns after boat capsizes near Gladstone

A toddler and a woman have been pulled from the ocean after a vessel capsized off central Queensland, but were unable to save an elderly woman.

A 73-year-old woman died when the boat flipped at Curtis Island, off Gladstone just before 7.30pm on Tuesday.

People on nearby boats were able to save the other three people, including a 34-year-old woman and a 14-month-old boy, before emergency crews arrived.


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