On Wednesday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received a call from the fishing vessel Mckenzie that a crewman had suffered a head injury from the vessel’s rigging.
The Coast Guard’s 47308 Motor Life Boat responded
to the call, and was able to successfully transfer the crewman over to
the vessel, where the Coast Guard crew continued to monitor his
seizure-like symptoms and fluctuating consciousness until they returned
to the station where local EMS coordinated his transfer to Norfolk to
seek additional medical care. The crewman’s current condition is