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Coast Guard rescues capsized kayakers near Cape Disappointment

Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.

Posted: Jul. 19, 2018 9:49 AM

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.

The U.S. Coast Guard says their Columbia River command center received a call reporting at least one person in the water Wednesday afternoon near Waikiki Beach.

The Coast Guard says a boat crew rescued two children and two adults while a helicopter crew rescued one child.

They were taken to a hospital in Ilwaco, Washington, for treatment.

All five people were wearing lifejackets.

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