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Man rescued from Atchafalaya River near Morgan City Monday night

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On Monday night near Morgan City, the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit responded to an under power and unmanned pleasure craft in the Atchafalaya River.

Upon inspection of the boat, the search crew located the owner of the vessel in the water. He was removed from the water by the Coast Guard at around 7 pm Monday night.

The man and his boat were brought into the Berwick Bay boat launch. The man, according to the Coast Guard, is in good condition.

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