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Nine aboard capsized boat


Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe rescued nine people from the water after a 21-foot rental pleasure boat capsized on Lake Tahoe. Station Lake Tahoe received a call from a person reporting his pleasure boat capsized, causing nine people to fall into the water. The station immediately launched a 25-foot boat. The boat crew located the victims and safely retrieved them from the water. The victims were found in good condition and were released upon reaching the shore. The victims reported that 2- to 3-foot waves crashed on the bow of their pleasure boat, causing it to capsize. (June 29)

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