Coast Guard helps in recovery of overturned boat in Swansboro


SWANSBORO, Onslow County - A boat towing another boat capsized Thursday morning, requiring the help of the Coast Guard.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. in Swansboro. Coast Guard officials told NewsChannel 12 they got the call and quickly assisted with the situation. The tow boat was pulling another boat when it overturned.

Nobody was hurt and both boats have since been recovered. There was also no threat of pollution to the impacted area.