Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Hopedale

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Hopedale
The Coast Guard says two boaters were rescued from a disabled vessel Saturday afternoon near Hopedale.

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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