WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. (AP) - Six people were rescued from a sinking boat on the Oregon coast early Friday.
KEZI-TV reports that the U.S. Coast Guard saved them from a 24-foot chartered salmon fishing boat.
Five people were wearing life jackets while another held onto a floatation device in the 60-degree water.
All were taken to a pier and evaluated by emergency medical services.
A radio distress call for help was sent about 5:40 a.m. Friday while the boat was trying to cross the Umpqua River Bar in Winchester Bay.