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80-year-old boater rescued from sandbar

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — An 80-year-old boater was rescued from a sandbar Wednesday evening.

Rescue crews used a helicopter to search for him, then sent the Memphis Police Department’s Harbor Patrol to pick him up.

The boater wasn’t injured.

The sandbar is about one mile south of the Shelby Forest boat ramp.

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