49-year-old woman rescued after being stuck in mud near Anclote River, Fla.

Southeastern Coast Guard News
ANCLOTE RIVER, Fla. — A 49-year-old woman was rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers after she became stuck in the mud approximately half a mile west of here, Thursday.

At 8:30 p.m., local 911 dispatch transferred a call to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg from a woman who stated that she had grounded her vessel near the mouth of the river and attempted walk through the mud flats and sea grass but became stuck.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., was diverted to the scene.

The woman was safely hoisted and transported to the air station.

She was picked up by a family member.

No injuries were reported.

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