July 29, 2014
Coast Guard medevacs man from
fishing boat in Pamlico Sound
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man early this morning from a fishing boat in Pamlico Sound.
at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call via
VHF-FM radio from the operator of the 70-foot fishing boat, Capt. Ryan,
at about 11:20 p.m. Monday reporting an 18-year-old male crew member
collapsed and experienced a seizure.
Coast Guard Station
Hatteras Inlet launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S)
crew. The crew arrived on scene 15 miles northwest of Hatteras Inlet at
approximately 12:30 p.m.
The Coast Guard crew transferred the
man aboard their boat and took him to Station Hatteras Inlet,
arriving at approximately 1:30 a.m.
The man refused medical treatment from awaiting Dare County Emergency Medical Services and was met by family members.