Mother, son rescued from Deep River in Chatham County

CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C.

Officials say the two people fell into the water after some sort of vessel capsized. They were carried downstream around 9 p.m. Monday evening.

It happened near U.S. Highway 1 and the Deep River Bridge near the Lee County line near Moncure.

They were stranded on an island on a large rock in the river until rescuers could reach them.

The woman's husband was nearby during the rescue.

No one was injured.

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