Missing boater found after boat capsized near the Coleman Bridge

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The Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch underway in the Atlantic Ocean Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. The crew’s primary missions include search and rescue, law enforcement, and ports, waterways and coastal security. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – York County Rescue and The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in a water rescue near the Coleman Bridge.

A spokesperson for the Coast Guard’s 5th District told 10 On Your Side, around 5 p.m. a boat capsized east of the Coleman Bridge.

The spokesperson says the boater who had been missing for some time has been located without injuries.

York Couty dispatchers said personnel from Gloucester County’s Abingdon Fire and Rescue Team assisted in the search.

The Coast Guard launched a 45-foot response boat from Yorktown, with assistance from CG Air Station in Elizabeth City.

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