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Coast Guard rescues man aboard makeshift raft near Key West


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KEY WEST, Fla. (WFLA) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 41-year-old man aboard a makeshift raft off the coast of Key West Saturday.

The US Coast Guard Station Key West crew spotted the man aboard a raft made out of what appears to be wood planks and a hand truck. He was found near Fort Zachary Taylor around 3 p.m. with no food, water, or radio.

The man was helped off the raft and transported to the Lower Keys Medical Center.

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