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Missing kayakers found 4 miles out on oil rig

Posted at 3:20 PM, Sep 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-01 18:46:51-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — UPDATE: The two missing kayakers were found 4 miles out on an oil rig by the Coast Guard. Officials say that they were transferred to the hospital.

According to Fire Chief Dale Scott at 1pm, they dispatched to Bob Hall Pier for two missing kayakers.

After an extensive search the coast guard found them and they are hoisting them up.

They found them four miles north of Packery Channel and hoisted them up out of the water around 3 pm.

They're transporting them to a hospital. No word on any injuries.

This is a developing story.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are searching for 2 missing kayakers out by Bob Hall Pier.

Reports of struggling kayaker's came in around 1 pm, Sunday.

Fire and rescue crews say that the two kayakers were in one yellow kayak and one tan kayak.

This is a developing story.