Two Rescued After Shipwreck Reported Last Night
According to Samantha Karges, spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office,
[L]ast night HCSO deputies were patrolling the Loleta area when they came upon a subject who had been involved in a boating incident on the South Jetty. According to the subject, he and another man were on a sailboat when it crashed into the rocks at the north end of the South Jetty. One man was transported to the hospital for treatment related to cold exposure, the other man was located in the area by deputies and refused medical treatment.
It’s unknown why the sailboat crashed. The Coast Guard will be conducting an investigation.