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Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescued three in capzized boat accident

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Avon, NC (WECT) – The Coast Guard and a good rescued three people from a capsized boat near Avon, North Carolina.

This happened Sunday around 4:48 when the boat operator called for help. He said he and another person were clinging to the boat, while another floated in the water.

The Coast Guard sent out a response boat and a helicopter, arriving around 6:09 p.m. The Coast Guard rescued one man who was clutching on a boat seat. The other two were pulled from the water by a nearby boater.

They were brought to shore with no injuries. TowBoat U.S. is working with the boat's owner to salvage the boat.

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