Teens Rescued from Drifting Ice on Lake Erie

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Two duck hunters became the hunted when they got stranded on an ice floe and needed to be tracked down and rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.

The 17-year-old and 18-year-old victims were not wearing life jackets as they went adrift in Lake Erie's Rondeau Bay, Ontario early Monday morning.

Their names are not being released.

A Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aircrew launched a rescue helicopter and arrived to help at 6:21 a.m.

A rescue swimmer was lowered and both of the teens were hoisted to safety.

The Coast Guard warns everyone to be extra cautious on and around the Great Lakes this winter because of the unusually warm temperatures.

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