Sailor Rescued from Capsized Boat Off Salem Coast
The Salem Harbormaster rescued a sailor from the waters off of Salem Wednesday morning.
A man rescued from the waters off of Salem Wednesday morning was rushed to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia.
At 10:15 a.m., Salem Harbormaster Bill McHugh said emergency responders received a mayday report from a man whose 10-foot sailboat had capsized off of "The Haste" near Misery Island.
The man, who McHugh estimated to be about 40 years old, was reportedly wearing a personal flotation device but didn't have a wetsuit on.
He reportedly spent about 15 minutes in the water.
Members of the Salem police and fire departments assisted with the rescue.
The man, who McHugh declined to identify, was rushed to North Shore Medical Center to be treated for hypothermia.
Salem Patch will post additional information as it becomes available.
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