3 rescued on Tybee by Coast Guard

TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) - Three people were rescued off of Tybee Island Saturday after a kite boarder became distressed and four people tried to help.

According to the Coast Guard, two individuals on paddle boards and two traveling in kayaks tried to aid the kite boarder, but when the kite boarder and paddle boarders were unable to make it back to shore the Coast Guard launched a 25 foot rescue boat.

The kayakers were able get to the beach on their own.

No one was injured.

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