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Boat hits kayakers in Oak Island; one person hospitalized

One person has been taken to the hospital with injuries after a boat collided with two kayaks Monday night in Oak Island. (Source: Raycom Media) One person has been taken to the hospital with injuries after a boat collided with two kayaks Monday night in Oak Island. (Source: Raycom Media)
OAK ISLAND, NC (WECT) -

One person has been taken to the hospital with injuries after a boat collided with two kayaks Monday night in Oak Island.

According to the Oak Island Police Department and the Coast Guard, the collision happened in the intracoastal waterway near 49th Street. The Coast Guard said there was one person in each kayak and one of them was taken to the hospital for medical treatment. The severity of those injuries is not known.

The Coast Guard spokesperson said the other kayaker and one person in the boat suffered minor injuries.

The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. The Coast Guard and NC Wildlife are investigating. 

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