CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Two men are safe after their boat capsized in a New Jersey recreation area thanks to the actions of a birdwatcher and a good Samaritan.

Strong winds turned the boat over at Spruce Run Recreation Area in Clinton Township on Thursday, sending Chris Coffe of Jackson and Justin Mulitore into the water.

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Frank Sencher, who went to the area to watch birds, tells the Courier News of Bridgewater (http://mycj.co/1pwZskm ) he called 911 and ran through the campground looking for someone with a boat.

A Samaritan boater went out and rescued the men, who were wearing life jackets.

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Information from: Courier News (Bridgewater, N.J.) , http://www.mycentraljersey.com

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