Coast Guard rescues three in Atlantic City’s back bay

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The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced three people after their jet ski struck an aid to navigation in the Back Bay area near Atlantic City on Sunday.

The Coast Guard dispatched a 29-foot response boat-small crew from Atlantic City at about 3:30 p.m.

The Coast Guard says a man suffered leg lacerations and two children had signs of going into shock and were treated by medical crews. 

Earlier today further North the Coast Guard responded to a boat that ran aground near Brielle, NJ. In that incident a woman suffered a neck and head injury.

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