Two boaters rescued near Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD, SC (WTOC) - The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two boaters in the area of Port Royal Sound near Hilton Head Island after they called 911 to report their fishing vessel was taking on water.

A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Ga., HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew hoisted the two boaters from the water shortly after 12 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

The boaters were wearing lifejackets, and no injuries were reported. They were transported to the Hilton Head Airport.

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