Coast Guard crew medevacs 49-year-old man

PHILADELPHIA– The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man today aboard an 80-foot scallop boat 40 miles east of Barnegat, N.J.

Rescued was Dave Tillotson.

The Coast Guard received a call at 9 a.m. reporting Tillotson was complaining of stomach pains.

A helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., arrived on scene and hoisted Tillotson aboard their helicopter.

Tillotson was flown to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center trauma unit and transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel.

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