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Coast Guard rescues people in rowboat

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people who were unable to maneuver their rowboat due to weather in Hood Canal on Sunday.

According to a news release, a report was received at 6:18 p.m. of two people in a rowboat in Hood Canal struggling to maneuver the boat for more than two hours due to strong currents and wind. It prompted the launch of a rescue boat from Seattle and a helicopter from Port Angeles.

The helicopter arrived at 7:45 p.m. A rescue swimmer hoisted both people into the helicopter before transporting both to family members at Bremerton National...


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