Coast Guard escorts fishing vessel, sick passenger to shore

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded to a chartered fishing vessel about one mile from Provincetown, Mass., after the vessel reported a 30-year-old male passenger was experiencing symptoms consistent with cardiac complications.

Someone aboard the 38-foot vessel Ocean Runner called Coast Guard Station Provincetown at 7:13 a.m., stating the man needed medical attention.

Station Provincetown launched a 41-foot rescue boat, which arrived on scene at 8 a.m., and escorted the vessel to MacMillian’s Pier in Provincetown.

The man was transported ashore to an awaiting EMS crew.

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