Coast Guard rescues three people from submerged vessel

KNOTTS ISLAND, N.C. (WAVY) – The Coast Guard Sector North Carolina responded to a partially submerged vessel off Tulls Bay near MacKay Island early Sunday afternoon.

Emergency dispatchers received the distress call around 12:30 p.m. about the 52-foot pleasure craft Cheryl Lynn taking on water in the Currituck Sound. The Coast Guard said the boat is in about four feet of water in the North Landing River; they are working to create a salvage plan to get the vessel out of the water.

The two people on board were taken off the vessel safely and no injuries were reported.  As of now, there are no reports of any active pollution from the disabled boat.

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