Coast Guard Station Provincetown medevacs 70-year-old woman in Provincetown Harbor

1st Coast Guard District News
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 70-year-old woman in Provincetown Harbor, Massachusetts, Friday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received notification at 9:06 p.m. from the woman’s husband that she was bleeding uncontrollably from her mouth.

A Coast Guard Station Provincetown crew was training nearby aboard a 29-foot response boat small and diverted to assist.

The rescue crew took the woman aboard and transported awaiting EMS at the Provincetown Harbor Pier.

“We train constantly for at-sea medical emergencies,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Stokes, a watchstander at Sector Southeastern New England.

He said because the crew was already in the area, they were on scene immediately and able to transfer care quickly

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