Coast Guard Rescues Man Suffering Internal Bleeding

MARQUETTE, Mich. – A Coast Guard Helicopter crew medically evacuated a man suffering from internal bleeding off a 767-foot freighter Thursday in Lake Superior.

The 36-year-old crewmember from the freighter, American Valor, was transferred to Emergency Medical Services and brought to Marquette General Hospital.

An HH-65 Dolphin Rescue Helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City arrived at approximately 9 a.m. and hoisted the man off the ship.

He was taken to Sawyer Airport and taken to awaiting Emergency Medical Services.

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