Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island

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Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island

U.S. Coast Guard stock photo of a 29-foot Response Boat-Small

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Saturday near Jekyll Island, Georgia, after they were unable to make it back to shore.

Rescued was Lana Patrick, 38. 

At 12:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a 38-year-old woman stating she was kayaking, became fatigued and was in need of assistance.

A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew launched to assist.

The RB-S crew arrived on scene, recovered the kayaker and transported her to Jekyll Island Boat Ramp where EMS were waiting.

No injuries were reported.

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