KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - Two Florida Keys residents came to the rescue of a trapped sea turtle.

The pair was fishing 30 miles offshore Sunday when they spotted a loggerhead sea turtle with a lobster trapline around its neck and fins. 

One of the boaters was able to free the turtle by using a knife to cut through the trapline.

The turtle was released and swam away from the boat. 

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