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Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Hopedale

Two kyakers were rescued by the Coast Guard Saturday morning near Grand Isle.
Two kyakers were rescued by the Coast Guard Saturday morning near Grand Isle.
Updated: Aug. 11, 2019 at 2:49 PM CDT
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HOPEDALE, La. (WVUE) - The Coast Guard says two boaters were rescued from a disabled vessel Saturday afternoon near Hopedale.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call around 12:30 p.m. for a disabled vessel in Otter Bayou with two men on board.

A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was launched from the Coast Guard Air Station to rescue the two men. The aircrew were able to recover the men around 5:30 p.m.

Both men were transported to the Air Station New Orleans and are in stable condition.

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