GEORGETOWN COUTY, SC (WCSC) - A man and his dog were rescued after his vessel ran aground in Georgetown Thursday evening, according the United States Coast Guard.
Coast Guard Sector Charleston responded to the call around 4:18 p.m. from the owner of the 25-foot sailing boat Margin. Officials say the owner ran aground and was disable near the South Santee River.
Coast Guard crews launched a helicopter to the area and were able to rescue both the dog and the man into the rescue basket.
According to officials, neither the owner nor his dog were injured.