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4 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Ocean Off Fort Lauderdale

Three adults and one minor were on the small boat when it overturned, officials said

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Four people were rescued after the small boat they were on capsized in the ocean off Fort Lauderdale Tuesday.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue officials said three adults and one minor were on the boat when it overturned.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, the U.S. Coast Guard and Fort Lauderdale Police assisted Fire Rescue workers in rescuing all four people.

RAW: Footages shows rescue workers responding to a capsized boat off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 2021.

One man who took in too much water was taken to Broward General Medical Center, officials said.

One of the boaters, Sandra Foo-Lowe, said she was out fishing with her husband, a friend and the friend's 16-year-old son when waves swamped the boat.

"It kinda just threw us over like this," Foo-Lowe said. "I didn’t panic, I was always told not to, if you fall in the water, not to panic."

No other information was immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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