Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Brunswick

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Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Brunswick 

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan responded to a report of a capsized vessel and recovered two people from the water near Brunswick, Georgia, Monday.

At approximately 1:40 p.m., a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew recovered one person from the water and a good Samaritan crew recovered a second person, who was reported unconscious.

The boaters were transported to Station Brunswick where EMS was waiting.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a report of a capsized 17-foot jon boat with two people in the water.

The cause of the vessel's capsizing is under investigation.

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