Coast Guard rescues 5 people from water south of Dauphin Island

May 26, 2024

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AUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WALA) – The U. S. Coast Guard says five people have been rescued from the water after their boat sank south of Dauphin Island this Memorial Day Weekend.

The Coast Guard says a Coast Guard boat crew from Station Dauphin Island made the rescue.

Officials say the boat sank approximately 17 miles south of Dauphin Island.

Coast Guard officials say a personal locator beacon and life jackets made it a quick and easy search and rescue case.

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