Coast Guard: Missing boater near Fort Sumter found safe

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The United States Coast Guard has announced the missing boater near Fort Sumter has been found safe Sunday evening.

A 30-year-old male went missing in the water after falling off boat somewhere between Fort Sumter and the Wappoo Cut Boat Ramp, according to the Coast Guard. At roughly 11:45 p.m., crews were able to find him about a mile northwest of Fort Sumter.

Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch said calls initially came in about a boat in distress at around 9:24 p.m.

No word on if the man suffered any injuries.

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