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Coast Guard helps rescue 3 people and their dog from Pamlico Sound

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (WNCN) - Three people and their dog were rescued after their boat capsized Wednesday in the Pamlico Sound, the Coast Guard Oregon Inlet Station announced.

Around 4 p.m., the Coast Guard received a call saying a vessel had capsized, sending three people into the water.

A Coast Guard vessel, along with North Carolina Marine Patrol Officer Jeff Moore, deployed to the scene.

Moore arrived using his shallow water skiff, the Coast Guard said.

All three people were saved along with their dog.

All are said to be in good condition.

"Bravo Zulu to Officer Jeff Moore of N.C Marine Patrol for his swift response and assistance this afternoon!" the Coast Guard wrote in a Facebook post.

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