Good Samaritans help Coast Guard save 11 people near Pensacola Beach

Updated: Jul. 15, 2018 at 1:51 AM CDT
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PENSACOLA, FL (WVUE) - The U.S. Coast Guard received help from good Samaritans in saving 11 people from a sinking boat near Pensacola Beach, Florida. The rescue took place Saturday around 2:43 p.m. in the water about a half mile south of Pensacola Beach.

According to a Coast Guard spokesperson, crews responded after receiving a call of a boat will 11 people on board, sinking. Nearby good Samaritan boaters assisted the Coast Guard in rescuing the 11 people from the water. The boaters were taken to a Pensacola marina where none required medical attention.

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