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U.S. Coast Guard releases tote-rescue video

The U.S. Coast Guard has released video footage of the rescue of a fisherman who spent Friday night adrift in a fish tote off the shore of Kruzof Island.

According to KCAW in Sitka, Ryan Harris was crewing the Kaitlin Rae, which capsized and sank without warning. The boat’s skipper, Stonie “Mac” Huffman, managed to get into a survival suit. Huffman was hoisted from the beach at Pt. Amelia.

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