Coast Guard medevacs man off Destin, Florida

45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)

45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man two nautical miles from Destin, Florida, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 7:02 p.m. of a crewmember displaying symptoms of a heart attack aboard the towing vessel MIDAS.

Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 7:09 p.m.

The boatcrew arrived on scene at 7:18 p.m. and transferred the crew member to emergency services at Station Destin. He was taken to Fort Walton Beach Memorial Hospital.

The crew member was reported in stable condition.

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