Officials say teen was rescued on Tybee Island Wednesday afternoon

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FILE – Swimmers off of Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) — A teenager was rescued on Tybee Island Wednesday afternoon.

Chatham Emergency Services arrived just after 2 p.m. after reports someone had gone underwater.

Rescuers pulled a 14-year-old boy from the waters a short time later.

The teen is alive, Tybee City Manager Shawn Gillen said Wednesday. He did not have an update on the teen’s condition Thursday.

The incident occurred near the end of 14th Street and Lifeguard Stand 3. Officials say the teen was transported from the beach on an ATV to an ambulance waiting to take him to Memorial Health in Savannah.

Further details have not been released at this time.

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