CGNewsTip: Coast Guard Saves Drowning Teen

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND— A San Antonio teen continues fighting for his life tonight after nearly drowning off South Padre Island Saturday afternoon. A Coast Guard rescue boat managed to reach the boy just in time.

It was a dramatic rescue for the Coast Guard team; it took a helicopter and a rescue boat to rescue the boy, and when they found he was unresponsive. The boy was taken to the hospital, he remains in critical condition.

The entire search was caught on tape, and it can be seen at the Newschannel 5 website.

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