4 rescued after boat sinks in Gulf near Louisiana

4 rescued after boat sinks in Gulf near Louisiana

VENICE, LA (WVUE) - The Coast Guard rescued four people after their boat sank 30 miles off the coast of Louisiana.

The people on the boat were able to swim to a nearby rig about 30 miles east of Venice.

The Cast Guard deployed two helicopters and a Cutter Stingray to assist in the rescue

All four people were taken to the Naval air station in Belle Chasse late Tuesday afternoon.

They will be taken to an area hospital. The severity of their injuries is unclear. Their identities have not been released.

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