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Coffee Co. Boaters Rescued

Two brothers are safe after a harrowing experience on the Pea River.

The Dale County Sheriff's Department helicopter spotted Richard and Luke Smith on their johnboat around midnight.

The men got caught on a sandbar because of shallow conditions.

It happened near the Roeton Community in Coffee County.

The men's relatives reported them missing more than six hours earlier.

Both are safe at home.


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