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Man rescued from sinking boat

Posted at 3:56 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 15:58:12-05

Check out this rescue on Charlotte Harbor. Lee County deputies received a call from a man who said his 19 foot boat was sinking Thursday afternoon. Aviation and marine units responded, as the man said his boat was quickly filling with water.

Deputies instructed the man to put on a life jacket and light a flare. He was quickly located and safely returned to shore.