(Photo from RCMSR Facebook page)

VIDEO: Unconscious boater rescued near Sooke

The Sooke Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and U.S. Coast Guard rescued an unconscious woman from a sailboat yesterday.

The rescue happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. near Sooke, where the woman was airlifted to the Victoria General Hospital to be treated. A good samaritan towed the woman’s boat back to shore.

Officials say the cause of the incident is under investigation.

For more information on the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, please visit their Facebook page.

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