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Crews successfully rescue boater who had been reported missing

EDISTO ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

With the help of the U.S. Coast Guard, Charleston County rescue crews have successfully found a boater who had been reported missing Sunday evening. 

Officials say the man was spotted by a Coast Guard helicopter and an off-duty deputy. He was then rescued by members of the Charleston County rescue Squad along Racoon island Road.

According to officials, the boater was transferred to Charleston County EMS for care and transported for evaluation.

Crews were called out to Laurel Hill Road to search for the boater. 

Officials with Charleston County Rescue say the male departed at 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

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