Successful Rescue of a Man after a Boat Accident

Successful Rescue of a Man after a Boat AccidentThe Coast Guard performed a successful rescue of an 83-year-old man on Thursday. When retrieved, he was suffering an injury to his leg.

The accident occurred approximately 30 miles west of Sanibel Island around 6:30 PM.

He was lifted out by a helicopter and was taken for treatment to Tampa General Hospital.

The incident is currently being investigated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

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