Coast Guard medevacs man from NOAA boat 12 miles west of Egmont Key

A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) boatcrew from Station St. Petersburg is shown here at the station with the 40-year-old man who they medevaced Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel approximately 12 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida. The rescue crew transported the man to Station St. Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Bay Front Medical Center for further care. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Markus Meyer-Miner)

A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) boatcrew from Station St. Petersburg is shown here at the station with the 40-year-old man who they medevaced Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Markus Meyer-Miner)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man Monday from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel approximately 12 miles west of Egmont Key.

Medevaced was Thomas Misner.

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a satellite phone call at 8:20 a.m. from the crew of the 187-foot NOAA vessel Nancy Foster, reporting a crewmember was suffering from complications due to a laceration that happened Saturday and was in need of advanced medical attention.

The watchstanders launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) boatcrew from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg.

The boatcrew arrived on scene at approximately 3:00 p.m. and transferred Misner to the RBM. The rescue crew transported the man to Station St. Petersburg where awaiting emergency medical services transported him to Bay Front Medical Center for further care.

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