Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin medically evacuates 31-year-old man

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 31-year-old male at approximately 3 p.m., Thursday 25-miles southeast of Savannah.

The Coast Guard received notification from the motor vessel Harbel Tapper, that a 31 year-old male was in need of medical attention after falling down a single flight of stairs aboard the vessel. The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin conducted the medical evacuation. The Yellowfin is homeported in Charleston, S.C.

He will be taken to Coast Guard Station Tybee Island for further evaluation by local EMS.

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