Two experienced swimmers who went missing in Ipswich, Massachusetts, are recovering Wednesday morning and officials say one of them treaded water for more than two hours.
Police say 58-year-old Randall Hackett and his son-in-law, 28-year-old Alexander Auerbach, began swimming around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and were reported missing around 7 p.m.
Auerbach managed to return to shore on his own and didn't need any medical treatment, but a search was launched for Hackett.
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State police, environmental police and the Coast Guard joined in the search, and a Coast Guard helicopter eventually found him treading water about a quarter-mile from shore.
Police say the experienced swimmers were dealing with rip currents and fog.
Both men are expected to be alright.