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Passenger rescued after falling off boat

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A passenger on a sail boat who fell into the water near Fort Sumter was rescued by the Coast Guard Saturday afternoon.

According to the Coast Guard, the passenger was rescued immediately by the Spirit of Carolina.

Both the passenger and the boat owner were taken to shore at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant. Authorities say the passenger did not sustain any injuries. 

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