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Kiteboarder Gets Stranded Near JFK Causeway

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A kiteboarder had quite a scare Wednesday afternoon after she found herself stranded on a small island near the JFK Causeway.

Witnesses said she was out on the water at around 2:30 p.m. when she fell off her board. She swam to the island, where she was stranded for about an hour.

The U.S. Coast Guard was called out to rescue the young woman. She was taken to a hospital to be checked out.