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UPDATE: Four people safe after boat runs aground off Carolina Beach


CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- New Hanover County Dispatch says all the people aboard a boat that ran aground off Carolina Beach are safe and back on land.

Dispatch says there were four people on the boat that hit a sandbar. No injuries were reported.

The Coast Guard and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of the boat taking on water the north end of Carolina Beach.

Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer said the incident involved a 23-foot boat.

Dispatch says SeaTow is handling getting the boat back to shore.

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