Coast Guard medically evacuates 61-year-old male

BRUNSWICK, Ga. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old male approximately six-miles east of St. Simons Island, Ga., Monday.

Medically evacuated was Jeffery Quinn, 61, hometown unknown.

Operational watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 1:20 p.m., from crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon stating that the Capt. of the fishing vessel Russel Lee was requesting a medical evacuation for Quinn who had experienced stroke like symptoms on Saturday.

At approximately 1:56 p.m., Coast Guard Station Brunswick launched a rescue boat crew to the scene.

Once on scene at 2:22 p.m., the Coast Guard boat crew transferred Quinn aboard without incident and transferred him to awaiting local emergency medical personnel at the Golden Isles Marina.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.