2 rescued from overturned rowboat in Lake Zurich

They were clinging to the side of a capsized rowboat, while another boater swam safely to shore, authorities say.

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Crews rescued the boaters on May 25, 2020, in Lake Zurich.

Crews rescued the boaters on May 25, 2020, in Lake Zurich.

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Two boaters were rescued from a capsized rowboat early Monday in northwest suburban Lake Zurich.

Fire crews responded about 2 a.m. near the 100 block of North Old Rand Road and heard people calling for help in Lake Zurich, the Lake Zurich Fire Department said in a statement.

Two people were clinging to the side of an overturned rowboat, while another boater swam safely to shore, the department said.

A dive team brought the two stranded boaters to shore, where they were evaluated by paramedics and released. The third boater was found safe a block away at a home.

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