COCOA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35)
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is investigating a boat crash that happened in the Indian River Friday night.
Cocoa police said they got multiple 911 calls about a boat that had crashed around 10:40 p.m. Friday.
Police said they, along with several agencies and good Samaritans rescued a family of four after their boat overturned near the Hubert Humphrey Bridge.
Four officers jumped in and began rescuing the family and were helped by civilians who were already in the water, in their boat, officials said.
Police said the adults and one infant were found, but a 23-month-old girl was still missing. The search continued for an hour before she was found.
Two officers said they found the girl trapped underneath the overturned boat and stayed afloat in a small pocket of air.
The child was quickly taken to paramedics who were waiting on shore, officials said. She was wearing a life jacket and was in good condition.
The family was taken to the hospital to be checked out, officials said.
The crash remains under investigation.