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2 people rescued from boat crash in Tampa Bay near Skyway Bridge

Posted: 7:02 AM, Oct 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-13 11:20:20Z

Two boaters were rescued from Tampa Bay near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge early Saturday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The two people were aboard a schooner that collided with a range finder in the bay, a Coast Guard spokeswoman said.

The Coast Guard joined by members of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue responded to the scene shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday.

The extent of the victims' injuries was unavailable.