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U.S. Coast Guard rescues 2 men after boat crash in Galveston

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GALVESTON – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men Saturday morning after their boat crashed into rocks in South Galveston jetty, officials said.

The incident was reported at 9:06 a.m. when the two men called for help after their sailboat’s anchor line separated and directed them toward the rocks. Officials said the boat was sailing with 15 to 20-knot winds.

 The men were rescued and taken by a helicopter to Galveston Scholes Airport.

No injuries were reported.

Officials said they made an attempt to recover the sailboat, but it had sunk and broke apart against the jetty.


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