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San Diego Harbor Police Rescue 7 from Marooned Boat in South Bay

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Officers help the injured leave the marooned boat. Courtesy OnScene.TV

San Diego Harbor Police rescued a family of seven Saturday after their 30-foot boat hit a sandbar off Gunpowder Point and became marooned.

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A woman suffered a head injury and three other members of the family reported minor injuries from the accident, which occurred at approximately 3 p.m. in the South Bay.

Harbor police accompanied by National City Fire Department paramedics treated the victims, who were transported to a police boat via paddleboard and taken to a local hospital.

Officials said they hope to tow the boat off of the sandbar during an upcoming high tide.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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