Douglas Berryman of the FWC said.
The boat shattered into pieces upon landing.
One person was killed and 4 others were taken to a hosp. for treatment.
said the identities of the people and the cause of the wreck still were being investigated. â€œEvery person involved is in pretty bad shape,â€ he
Members of the Gulf Breeze PD, the USCG and Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue responded to the wreck. â€œHalf of the boat is underwater, half of it is above water and weâ€™ve got hundreds and hundreds of pieces that weâ€™re picking up,â€ Berryman said.
said the amount of debris indicated the boat was traveling very fast at the time of the crash.
By about 5 p.m. workers had accumulated and cordoned off 2 large piles of debris on the shore.
said a dive crew had been contacted to retrieve the submerged sections of the boat.