Two rescued as fishing boat sinks in Pamlico Sound

ENGELHARD, N.C. (WITN) – Two people were rescued this morning from a sinking fishing boat in the Pamlico Sound.

The U.S. Coast Guard says it got the call around 2:00 a.m.

The 35-foot ‘Heather’s Breeze’ said it was taking on water some five miles from Engelhard.

Despite efforts to pump out water, the boat sank in the sound.

The two onboard were taken to the Coast Guard station at Hatteras Inlet.

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