Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old man near Long Key

Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 James Judge

Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 James Judge

KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man from the tugboat, Capt. Beau, after he reportedly sustained a fall near Long Key, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew who embarked the captain and transferred him to local emergency medical services at Conch Key Marina. The patient was taken to Fisherman’s Hospital.

Watchstanders received a medevac request from the Capt. Beau crew stating the captain of the vessel fell and sustained an injury.

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