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Coast Guard rescues man off the coast of West Palm Beach

Posted: 11:34 PM, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-30 12:30:04Z

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from a boat sinking approximately 10 miles east of the coast of West Palm Beach. 

Officials say a good Samaritan saw the boat taking on water and called the Coast Guard. 

Crews arrived at the scene at approximately 3:30 p.m. and took the man to Riviera Beach Fire Rescue for treatment from a possible chemical reaction. 

According to the Coast Guard, the man, a Bahamian national, is the subject of a previous due case and has been missing since Jan. 13.