Coast Guard medevacs man 6 miles south of Hatteras Inlet, NC

Station Hatteras Inlet personnel aid a man off of a 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small boat towards awaiting EMS personnel Monday, March 7, 2016. Crews responded to a report that a man had suffered head injuries 6 miles south of Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina and medevaced him back to Station Hatteras Inlet, where EMS personnel transported the man to the Outer Banks Hospital in Nag's Head. (Coast Guard Photograph by Fireman Amanda M. Levasseur)

Station Hatteras Inlet personnel aid a man off of a 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small boat. March 7, 2016. C(Coast Guard Photograph by Fireman Amanda M. Levasseur)

HATTERAS, N.C. — 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., Coast Guard 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 EMS personnel.

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