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4 Rescued From Grounded Boat Near Tangier Island

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Coast Guard says it’s rescued four people, including two crew members of a marine police boat, near Tangier Island.

The rescue happened just after midnight Saturday when a Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted four people from a grounded vessel.

The Virginia Marine Police responded Friday night after the owner of a 36-foot-boat reported that his boat had run aground near Tangier Island.

But the marine police boat that responded also ran aground after picking up the boat owner and his son, prompting the Coast Guard to respond with an MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter.

The Coast Guard crew pulled all four people from the police vessel. No injuries were reported.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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