Two men rescued after boat crash

May 10, 2008 11:33:23 AM PDT
Two men were rescued from waters near Bethel Island this morning after their boat capsized, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

The men, both in their 40s, were riding in a 23-foot ski boat when they apparently crashed into the Bethel Island levee, Coast Guard Petty Officer Danielle Couture said.

Both were ejected into the water at about 5 a.m., and rescued about 45 minutes later, Couture said. The boat sunk.

The men were sent to a nearby hospital, Couture said. One was experiencing hypothermia and the other hurt his leg, she said.


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