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

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.