Coast Guard finds missing boater 25 miles east of Miami Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro.

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro.

MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a missing boater approximately 25 miles east of Miami Beach, Saturday.

Rescued was Eugene Russell, 50, who was located by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules airplane crew who vectored the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew to Russell’s location.

The rescue crews arrived on scene with Russell at approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The cutter crew embarked Russell with no reported injuries and took him to Fort Lauderdale where he was met by his wife.

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