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2 boaters rescued after boat capsizes off Elliott Key near Miami

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ELLIOTT KEY, Florida — Authorities say two boaters are safe after being pulled from the water south of Elliott Key near Miami.

The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1IpAoTp ) reports three mem were in a 16-foot skiff fishing boat that started taking on water around 1 a.m. Monday. They all ended up in the water. One man swam to land and flagged down other boaters who called for help.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue sent a chopper crew, which found the missing men. They were taken to Homestead Bayfront Park Marina where they were checked out and released.

No further details were immediately available.

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