Couple rescued after spending 45 minutes in St. Lucie River

Husband and wife rescued after falling out of their boat on the St. Lucie River. (Stuart Police)

A husband and wife are back on dry ground, exhausted but safe, after a dramatic rescue from the St. Lucie River.

Stuart Police said the two fell out of their boat near the North Fork of the river.

The two told police they spent more than 45 minutes in the water before officers pulled them out.

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