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Stranded boater rescued off Crystal Coast

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HARKERS ISLAND, NC -

The Coast Guard confirms a stranded boater was rescued off of Harkers Island overnight.

The Coast Guard says a boater, stranded on a 17 foot vessel, called Towboat U.S. for help. When the towboat couldn't find the boat, a Coast Guard Helicopter was dispatched from Elizabeth City.

The Coast Guard helicopter located the boat, and the Coast Guard says Harkers Island Fire and Rescue rescued the stranded boater and the boat.

The boater was not injured.

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