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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rescue crews responded to a capsized boat in the Catawba River in western Mecklenburg County Thursday afternoon.

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The boat reportedly overturned in the river near the 5000 block of Bright Road around 4 p.m.

Charlotte firefighters pulled three people out of the water but they did not need to be taken to the hospital.

There was no word on how the boat capsized.

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