11 People Saved After Wave Disables Vessel in Sunday Storm

Posted on Aug 02, 2011

Rescuers saved 11 people on Lake Moultrie Sunday afternoon after severe thunderstorms swept through the area and disabled a boat. According to reports, a large wave came over the side of the pontoon boat and caused three people to fall overboard as well as disabling the engine. The accident happened around 5 pm and another passenger on the boat was able to call 911.

All 11 passengers from the boat were taken to shore and were examined by the Berkeley County EMS.


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