Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Point Lookout State Park, Md.

45 3BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced an 84-year-old woman suffering chest pains Monday while transiting near Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a report Sunday at approximately 9:30 p.m. from a crewmemeber aboard the Carnival Pride cruise ship, indicating an 84-year-old woman aboard was suffering from chest pain.

A boat crew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium launched from Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes at 11 p.m. The crew met the ship at the mouth of the Potomac River near Point Lookout State Park at approximately 11:45 p.m. and transferred the woman and her sister.

The female and sister were transferred to Point Lookout Marina and arrived at approximately 12:30 a.m. where EMS personnel determined she needed to be airlifted by a Maryland State Police helicopter crew to MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

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