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US Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking boat near Freeport

The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized near Freeport, Texas, Sunday morning.
The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized near Freeport, Texas, Sunday morning. (U.S. Coast Guard)


FREEPORT, Texas – The US Coast Guard rescued four people from a sinking boat near Freeport, the Coast Guard said.

Units from the US Coast Guard were launched Sunday morning for the 24-foot recreational boat that had been taking on water roughly 10 miles southwest of Freeport, the Coast Guard said.

A Coast Guard boat crew arrived and rescued all four people. The boat eventually sank.

The boaters were uninjured.