2 airlifted after boating accident in Tavares

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TAVARES, Fla. - Two people have been airlifted from a Tavares park after they were hurt in a boating accident Friday afternoon.

A Tavares spokesman said the men were thrown from their skiff when they hit a rough patch of water at Wooten Park.

Another boater rescued the men, but their conditions are unknown.

Officials said the boaters were not participating in the Winter Boat Regatta Race, which is taking place at the same park.

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