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Coast Guard rescues two stranded kayakers near Otter Island

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Coast Guard helped rescue two kayakers stranded on a beach near Otter Island Thursday.

According to a release, local dispatch notified the Coast Guard at about 10:52 a.m. that two kayakers were being pulled into the sea near Edisto Beach.

The kayakers eventually made their way to the beach near Otter Island, said Coast Guard officials.

A Coast Guard crew aboard a helicopter from Air Facility Charleston was diverted from a training mission to assist, officials said.

Officials said the helicopter crew directed a boat crew from the Edisto Beach Fire Department to the kayakers' position and the boat crew picked them up.

The kayakers reported no injuries and were transported to Edisto Island Yacht Club, officials said.

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