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Man rescued from water near Rockport

Posted at 2:30 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 15:30:23-04

CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of a man who fell overboard from a boat in Copano Bay, Saturday night.

Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a Rockport Police Officer who was on the beach and heard screams coming from the water at approximately 10:30 p.m.  

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter boat crew were launched and Texas Parks and Wildlife was contacted for support. 

Once on scene, the aircrew of the MH-65 spotted the man in the water and relayed information to a Texas Parks and Wildlife boat crew who were able to recover the man from the water.

The man did not request any medical assistance.