Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester)

USCG File Photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 12 nautical miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island watchstanders received a call at 5:55 p.m. reporting a 58-year-old man suffering heart attack-like symptoms.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew at 5:58 p.m.

The boat crew arrived on scene at 6:13 p.m. and transported the survivor to emergency services at Station Dauphin Island at 6:37 p.m.

The man was reported to be in stable condition.

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