Coast Guard Station Fort Macon medevacs man from boat off NC coast

5th Coast Guard District News
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man from the charter boat Tortuga Saturday approximately 20 miles southeast of Morehead City.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification at approximately 3:00 p.m. from the crew of the Tortuga reporting a diver was in medical distress.

A 25-foot Response Boat – Small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon launched at approximately 3:30 p.m. with a local EMT aboard.

At 4:02 p.m, the RB-S crew arrived on scene and medevaced the man. The man was taken to Station Fort Macon where he was transferred to local EMS and taken to Carteret General Hospital.

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