Boaters rescued from Lake Okeechobee

MARTIN COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Two boaters rescued from Lake Okeechobee are listed in serious condition at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Authorities say Michael Jones and his father, Robert, were on their boat Wednesday night when strong winds slammed it into a group of rocks. The damage caused the boat take on water.

Martin County sheriff's deputies got to them just in time and carried them back to shore.

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