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Coast Guard finds 2 missing off SC coast

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Two boaters who were missing along the South Carolina coast have been rescued.

The Coast Guard says the two were found on high ground near the north end of the Edisto River about 7 a.m. Monday. The boaters had launched a 14-foot boat for a fishing trip at Edisto Island on Saturday night but did not return.

The Coast Guard, the Department of Natural Resources and Charleston County officials mounted a search for the two.

Authorities say 29-year-old Michael Royston was fine when he was found Monday. But 33-year-old Amy Claytor was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston by helicopter for treatment of possible hypothermia and shock.

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