HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies in Florida rescued a man after his jet ski started sinking on Wednesday.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said marine units responded around 5:40 p.m. south of Alafia River, and about a half-mile east of the shipping channel in Tampa Bay. An off-duty Hillsborough County firefighter saw the man in the water with his jet ski, which was about to go underwater.
Two deputies found the man near the sinking jet ski and cast a line and pulled him into the boat, according to HCSO. The man told deputies that his adult son was also on a nearby...