Coast Guard conducts medevac near Neah Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopter

USCG file photo

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 52 year-old crew member off the vessel Polar Adventure near Neah Bay, Wash., Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Port Angeles received a call from the crew of the 854-foot tanker reporting that a crew member had injured himself from a fall.

An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles airlifted the crewmember from the vessel and transferred him to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles.

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