Coast Guard Station Tybee Rescues 3

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard rescued three people near Turtle Island, S.C., Thursday at 10:45 p.m.

Yonpae Park, Chito Lapera and Jay Song, of Tybee Island, contacted the Coast Guard on a cell phone after their 18-foot boat overturned. Coast Guard Station Tybee Island immediately launched to rescue the boaters.

The three individuals were able to use a flashlight to guide Coast Guard crews to their location. A Coast Guard Station Tybee small boat picked up the boaters and brought them back to the Coast Guard station at Tybee.

The three boaters were all wearing their lifejackets.

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