Saturday, February 24, 2024


Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue 4 Near Cape Henlopen

By Herald Staff

CAPE HENLOPEN. – The Coast Guard and a Good Samaritan rescued four people Saturday after their 18-foot boat capsized in the vicinity of Harbor of Refuge Light near Cape Henlopen.
The Coast Guard received a call at 10:13 a.m. from a Good Samaritan reporting he rescued four people from the water.
A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Indian River, Del., arrived on scene and transported the four people to Lewes Fire and Rescue Department where they where treated for any medical concerns.
No injuries were reported.
“We want people to know the importance of wearing a life jacket,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class William King, a crew member at Coast Guard Station Indian River. “When it comes to your life and being safe, it’s the most important thing on a boat.”

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