Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes west of Cedar Key

Anthoyn Austin anchors. 4/15/2017

The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 33-foot fishing boat 26 miles west of Cedar Key on Saturday morning. 

A Coast Guard response boat crew was unable to safely place the 33-foot fishing boat in tow. 

A helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater arrived on scene at 12:19 a.m. on Saturday. The team hoisted the two men from the capsized hull of their boat and transported them to Air Station Clearwater.

Below is footage from the April 15 rescue: 

No injuries were reported.

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