2 Missing Boaters Spotted by US Coast Guard

WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says a crew spotting two missing men on a purple water scooter.
The 22-year-old men didn't return after going for a ride on the scooter about 6 p.m. Sunday. A girlfriend called the sheriff's office when they didn't return by 10:45 p.m. Dispatchers alerted the Coast Guard and a helicopter crew spotted them Monday morning.
The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/18Run2v ) reports Daladier Nicholas Faust and Jacob Sterling Crooms were taken to the Clearwater air station, where emergency responders were called to evaluate them.
Authorities say the water scooter had just been purchased this weekend.
No further details were immediately available.


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