Wind surfer rescued at Texas City Dike as storms rushed through coast

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A wind surfer who got stuck on a sandbar off the Texas City Dike was rescued as rain storms passed through the coast on Monday.

Officials said the surfer got stuck on Mosquito Island when a man on a watercraft brought him back to shore.

Over the weekend, a body was recovered in the same area. Officials believe it was a 23-year-old fisherman who went missing nearby early Sunday morning.

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It's unclear if the surfer or his rescuer suffered any injuries.
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