4 rescued after boat overturns in St. Lucie County

Posted at 1:56 PM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 05:28:02-04

Four people were rescued by St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office Marine Units after their boat overturned near Fort Pierce on Sunday.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., the Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about an overturned boat off of Pepper Park Beach on North Hutchinson Island.

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says within two minutes, three marine units and their aviation were at the scene.

An 18- to 20-foot boat was overturned about 200 yards off the beach with four adults in the water holding onto the vessel.

All four people were unharmed and pulled to safety.