Coast Guard medically evacuates man new Anclote River, Florida

Southeastern Coast Guard News
ANCLOTE RIVER, Fla. — A 30-year-old man was rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers from a 26-foot fishing vessel approximately 20 miles northwest of here, Friday.

Rescued was Jasper Troop.

A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Mary D contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg via Rescue 21 VHF-FM channel 16 at 9:24 a.m., reporting Troop was experiencing severe stomach cramping and tingling in his extremities.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater arrived on scene, hoisted Troop aboard the Jayhawk and will transport him to Tampa General Hospital in Tampa.

U.S. Coast Guard HH-60 rescue helicopter

USCG file photo

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