Coast Guard rescues man from Lake Erie

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The Coast Guard locates a boat in distress on Lake Erie.

Around 9p.m. Wednesday, they received reports the boat was in distress about a mile off walnut creek.Around 9:40, First responders reported two flare sightings about 10 to 15 miles northwest of that location. The Coast Guard was able to rescue a man from the stranded boat. According to the Coast Guard, the man was not injured in the incident. He reportedly ran out of gas while on the water.

At last check, the boat has still not been recovered from Lake Erie.

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