Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel

CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old male from a fishing vessel near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Monday.

The Coast Guard received a call at 8:45 a.m. from the fishing vessel Kimberly reporting that a crewmember was complaining of severe chest pain.

Rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and Coast Guard Station Little Creek were dispatched to assist.

The rescue boat crew from Station Little Creek transported the man to the Naval Amphibious Base in Little Creek where emergency medical services personnel were waiting to transfer him to Sentara Leigh Hospital.

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