Three rescued after fishing boat runs aground

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Emergency responders braved dangerous conditions to rescue three people stranded when a fishing boat ran aground on a jetty at the Jersey shore, a crash in which alcohol may have played a role.

The accident in Spring Lake was reported around 9 p.m. Friday.

Authorities say one person aboard the teetering boat suffered a serious head injury and was removed as waves rocked the 21-foot vessel. Some of the rescuers stripped down to their underwear and had to work in the dark on the slick jetty until emergency vehicles were able to illuminate the area.

Emergency responders braved dangerous conditions to rescue three people stranded when a fishing boat ran aground on a jetty at the Jersey shore.

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