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3 teens rescued by deputy after canoe capsizes

Deputy helps get teens back to shore

A Monroe County sheriff's deputy rescued three teenagers whose canoe overturned off Marathon.
A Monroe County sheriff's deputy rescued three teenagers whose canoe overturned off Marathon.

MARATHON, Fla. – Three teenagers were rescued Saturday after their canoe capsized on the bay side of Marathon.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office marine Deputy Wilfredo Guerra spotted the teens about 5:20 p.m. while patrolling the area on a personal watercraft. 

The teens were floating in the water while wearing life jackets.

Guerra helped the teens get back in their canoe and get back to shore.