Coast Guard rescues 7 people near Mississippi island

Coast Guard rescues 7 people near Miss. island. (Source: Coast Guard)
Coast Guard rescues 7 people near Miss. island. (Source: Coast Guard)
Updated: Jul. 15, 2018 at 8:47 PM CDT
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(WVUE) - The U.S. Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized boat near Horn Island, Mississippi. The rescue took place Sunday around 3:09 p.m., four miles east of the island.

According to a Coast Guard spokesperson, crews on a 45-foot boat found the capsized vessel and all seven passengers in the water.

The passengers were rescued and returned to the Coast Guard Station in Pascagoula.

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