(Photo from RCMSR Facebook page)

(Photo from RCMSR Facebook page)

VIDEO: Unconscious boater rescued near Sooke

The Sooke Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and U.S. Coast Guard rescued an unconscious woman from a sailboat yesterday.

The rescue happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. near Sooke, where the woman was airlifted to the Victoria General Hospital to be treated. A good samaritan towed the woman’s boat back to shore.

Officials say the cause of the incident is under investigation.

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