Coast Guard rescues 3 in Louisiana waters

Source: MGN

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard has rescued three people in the water near Venice, Louisiana.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:26 a.m. Saturday from the motor vessel A.S. Patricia that there were three people in the water with their capsized vessel at Head of Pass, Louisiana. Sector New Orleans launched a boat crew and an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew to the scene.

Officials say the boat crew found the people and the 22-foot (6.70 meter) pleasure craft Fixer Upper a short time later. The survivors were transported to Venice Marina.

The Coast Guard says the vessel's owner arranged for salvage with Seatow.

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