Coast Guard rescues 2 men from overturned boat, trapped for almost 30 minutes off Keansburg Pier

Two men are recovering tonight after their small boat capsized off Keansburg Pier. A spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard says the men were rescued

Two men are recovering tonight after their small

Two men are recovering tonight after their small boat capsized off Keansburg Pier. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

KEANSBURG - Two men are recovering tonight after their small boat capsized off Keansburg Pier.

A spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard says the men were rescued shortly before noon, when they were found clinging to their overturned boat. Neither was wearing a life vest.

The Coast Guard says the pair had been in the water for nearly 30 minutes. With the water temperature at 46 degrees, they were beginning to feel the effects of hypothermia.

The men were taken to Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. 

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