Coast Guard medevacs 1 near Dauphin Island, Ala.

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a vessel approximately two miles off the coast of Dauphin Island, Wednesday, at about 4 p.m.

Rescued was Glenn Kelly, 53.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m., from crewmembers aboard the Choptank, a 100-foot tug, that Kelly had reportedly fallen approximately 12 feet down a ladderwell and suffered a head injury.

Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile diverted an MH-65C rescue helicopter and crew, who were in the area conducting training, to the scene.

The rescue crew successfully hoisted Kelly off the Choptank and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, in Mobile.

Kelly’s condition is unknown.

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