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Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized tug boat

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The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized tugboat 2 miles east of Baptiste Collette on Tuesday.

At 2:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were contacted by handheld radio from a crew member aboard the tugboat Katlynn Necole. The Coast Guard said the vessel was taking on water.

A Coast Guard cutter and crewboat responded to the distress call off the coast of Plaquemines Parish.

The two people rescued from the tugboat were taken to Venice.

No injuries were reported.

You can watch video of the rescue here.

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