March 7, 2016

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat

The Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday after he suffered a head injury aboard a fishing boat six miles south of Hatteras Inlet.

At 9:10 a.m., Station Hatteras Inlet watchstanders were notified a crew member aboard the fishing boat Miss Kayleigh suffered a head injury.

A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew launched at 9:15 a.m. and arrived on scene at 9:47 a.m. The RBS crew medevaced the man and arrived at Station Hatteras Inlet at 10:20 a.m.

The man was transported to the Outer Banks Hospital in Nag's Head by awaiting Dare County Emergency Medical Services personnel.

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