Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Lee County EMS medevac man from Back Bay, Fla.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was medevaced from a vessel in Back Bay, Florida by Coast Guard and Lee County, Florida, Emergency Medical Service crews, Friday.

At approximately 10:40 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, received a report from HealthPark Hospital of a man in his 50s living aboard a catamaran in Black Bay in need of medical care.

A Station Fort Myers Beach boatcrew and a Lee County EMS crew responded aboard a Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II and transported the man back to the Coast Guard station.

After returning to Station Fort Myers Beach, EMS transported the man to HealthPark Hospital for further care.

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