Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day

Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto.

Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto.

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 64-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 35 miles east of Savannah.

The woman was reported to have severe stomach pains.

Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification of a second passenger at 11:30 a.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at 11:45 a.m.

The woman and a nurse were hoisted and taken to Memorial University Medical Center at 1:49 p.m.

The woman was reported to be in stable condition.

The first passenger was medevaced this morning near Charleston.

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