Coast Guard medevacs unresponsive man near Bird Island

SAN FRANCISCO -- A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter departs Air Station San Francisco, Aug. 2, 2012. The aircrew will be conducting training to maintain proficiency ensuring they are ready to conduct Coast Guard missions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an unresponsive man from Bird Island Friday evening.

At 6:02 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call from emergency medical services of a man who fell near Bird Island.

A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco responded and safely transported the distressed male to San Francisco International Airport where EMS was waiting.

Boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, Marin County Fire and National Parks Service also responded.

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