Breaking News: Kobe Bryant killed in Calif. helicopter crash

WATCH: Lifeguards rescue 70-lb sea turtle hooked on fishing line

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SAN DIEGO — San Diego lifeguards rescued a 70-pound sea turtle and took it to SeaWorld for treatment after it accidentally got hooked on a fisherman’s line Thursday.

Lifeguards saved the animal around 5 p.m. off the coast of Ocean Beach after getting a call from the fisherman. The turtle had the hook and line caught in its throat.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.