A 54-year-old lifeguard is now recovering after a 28-foot boat hit him on his way to rescue two jetskiers Friday. "We know the boat didn't stop," Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue Director Simon Sanders said "So we are working with life guard and Coast Guard to further investigate the incident." After the boat struck Daniel Anderson in the Carolina Beach inlet, police say it kept going. Anderson spent the night at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he underwent surgery. "He's got a laceration to his left leg," Sanders said. "At this point it looks like it's going to be repairable and extensive rehabilitation." Police say Anderson joined the Carolina Beach team this year and is the second fastest swimmer. With the increase in population over the holiday weekend, this is a warning for boaters and swimmers to be aware of one another.
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