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4 rescued from sinking boat off NJ

Friday, October 14, 2011
Sinking boat off Barnegat Light

Photo provided by U.S. Coast Guard

Four people were rescued after their boat started taking on water off Barnegat Light, New Jersey.

The Coast Guard said it was around 7:20 pm. Thursday when they were radioed from crew members aboard the "Odes of Joy."

The 38-foot sailing boat struck a submerged jetty was was taking on water.

A Coast Guard boat arrived on scene, rescued everyone from the "Odes of Joy," and brought them back to land.

No one was hurt.

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