Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat taking on water

Coast Guard personnel from Station Oregon Inlet assist two people aboard the boat Miss Karen II 10 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Monday, April 25, 2016. Station Oregon Inlet rescued two people aboard the boat by dewatering and patching a hole and escorting them to Wanchese Harbor. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Thomas Moore)

OREGON INLET, N.C. (WAVY) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat that was taking on water Monday morning, 10 miles away from the Oregon Inlet.

Two people aboard the Miss Karen II hit a submerged object, and began taking on water. A Motor Life Boat dispatched from Station Oregon Inlet around 9:17 a.m.

The Coast Guard crew helped dewater the boat, patch-up the hole and escorted them to Wanchese Harbor. The Miss Karen II arrived at the harbor around noon on Monday.

No injuries were reported during the rescue.

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