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Two Divers in Distress Near Coki Point Rescued by Coast Guard Boat Forces Crew

Staff Consortium | September 10, 2021

ST. THOMAS — A Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas crew rescued two divers in distress Thursday afternoon from the middle of the channel just off Coki, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. According to the release, the rescued divers are a man, 57, and a woman, 21, reportedly tourists, who were spotted by the Coast Guard crew at approximately 1:00 p.m. during a routine patrol. The Coast Guard crew, operating aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement, turned on their blue lights during their approach to deter oncoming boat traffic from getting close to the divers.  Once alongside, the crew pulled both divers safely aboard and assessed that there were no medical emergencies.  “The crew was proficient in spotting two divers in distress with no dive flag, and were able to get them out of the water quickly to avoid vessel…

Tourist Dies at Tide Pools After Being Knocked Off…

Staff Consortium | September 08, 2021

ST. CROIX — A tourist was found unresponsive floating in the sea at Annaly Bay at the Tide Pools on…

Victim Identified in Point Udall Death; Police Say…

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2021

ST. CROIX — The V.I. Police Department has identified the man who died Thursday night at Point Udall,…

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