Coast Guard assists five people after boat collision in Pamlico Sound

[Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet/Facebook photo]

Five people were pulled from the Pamlico Sound by a crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet after a boat collision Saturday night.

The collision involved a commercial shrimp boat and reportedly an abandoned vessel. The five people were administered first aid by the crew from a USCG 47-foot motor life boat and then transported to shore for evaluation by Dare County EMS.

Other details about the collision have not been released.

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