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6 rescued from capsized boat near Key Largo

Posted at 3:58 PM, Jun 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 18:48:23-04

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued six people from a capsized vessel near Key Largo Saturday. 

The Coast Guard Station Islamorada received a distress call from a person clinging to the hull of the 16-foot capsized vessel. 

Crews recovered the six survivors from the water and the hull of the vessel with the assistance of a good Samaritan. 

The survivors were were transferred to emergency medical services at John Pennekamp Coral Reff State Park. 

Three of the patients suffered minor injuries.