Coast Guard station medevacs woman in distress in N.C.

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. – A Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle rescue boat crew medevaced an 18-year-old female on Dudley Island, near Emerald Isle, late Tuesday night.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina recieved a report from a kayaker that the female seemed to be experiencing anaphylactic shock and losing consciousness.

The kayaker was unable to get the woman to emergency medical service personnel.

The rescue boat crew launched and transferred the woman to awaiting EMS personnel at the Cedar Point wildlife ramp.

Upon arrival, the woman was reported to be responsive and had good vital signs.

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