Coast Guard rescues three kayakers in Pamlico Sound


OCRACOKE, Hyde County - The Coast Guard rescued three kayakers stranded on a shoal near Portsmouth Island, located near Ocracoke in the Pamlico Sound on Friday.

Coast Guard officials said they received a cell phone call from the kayakers around 9:20 this morning. A Coast Guard crew launched from Station Hatteras Inlet were able to rescue them.

The three men and kayaks were safely brought back to their vehicle at Silver Lake.

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