WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Four adults and a 4-year-old were rescued by the Coast Guard after their boat flipped Wednesday night.
The five were rescued near Masonboro Inlet around 8:30 three miles off Wrightsville Beach. All five were wearing life jackets and no one was injured.
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"We are very pleased with the fact that the Wrightsville Beach crew was able to respond, rescue five people and return them safely to shore in under 40 minutes," Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Keith Moore said in a release. "Furthermore, the five people chose to make the right decision by wearing their life jackets, a decision that undoubtedly contributed to the positive outcome of this case."