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Boat secured after distress call near Patriots Point

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -

A boat has been secured after being pushed against rocks near Patriots Point as it rained Monday morning. 

Authorities say a report of an unmanned watercraft in distress came in around 4:35 a.m.

A person was aboard but was sleeping as the boat drifted off, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. 

Mount Pleasant Police and Charleston County Rescue responded to the scene. 

With a downpour expected to continue into Monday evening, much of the Lowcountry is under a flash flood watch. Charleston County is under a coastal flood watch through 9 a.m.

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