2 rescued after jumping from Ocean Beach pier

SAN DIEGO - Two people were rescued by lifeguards after jumping into the water off the Ocean Beach Pier early Tuesday morning.

The man and woman jumped off the pier before 3:50 a.m., according to dispatchers with San Diego Lifeguard Services. The woman was able to swim to shore on her own, but lifeguards had to call for a helicopter to search for the man, who was in the water for about 15 minutes before being found.

Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

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