Coast Guard and good Samaritan rescue 2 near Brigantine, N.J.

USCG file photo

BRIGANTINE, N.J. — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan rescued two people after their 14-foot boat they were aboard capsized in the vicinity of the Brigantine Hotel Sunday.

The Coast Guard received a call at 11:30 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting they picked one person from the water but were having trouble getting the other person aboard and were requesting assistance.

A 25-foot Response Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, N.J., arrived on scene and rescued the person from the water and transported him back to the station where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel.

The New Jersey State Police transferred the other person from the good Samaritan and transported him to the station where he was also transferred to emergency medical personnel.

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