Teen Girl Saved from Surf in Oregon

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ASTORIA, Ore. -- The Coast Guard hoisted a person from the water off Sunset Beach near Warrenton, Ore., Friday May 17, 2013. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call reporting a distressed teenaged female off Sunset Beach at approximately 12:50 p.m. Sector Columbia River sent an already airborne MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria to the scene. The helicopter crew arrived at approximately 1 p.m. to find a male struggling to rescue the imperiled female in the surf approximately 100 yards off Sunset Beach. The helicopter crew lowered a rescue basket and the man was able to load the girl into the basket for a hoist. The crew then hoisted the girl to the helicopter and transported her to Air Station Astoria in Warrenton, Ore., where she was awaiting local EMS.

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