Coast Guard medevacs crewman from fishing vessel 130 miles off Nantucket, Mass.

U.S. Coast Guard HH-60 rescue helicopter

USCG file photo

Nantucket, Mass. – The Coast Guard medevaced a crewman from the fishing vessel Rachel Leah 130 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010.

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report from the Rachel Leah that the crewmen had sustained an injury after being struck by a lobster pot at around 2:18 p.m.

A HH-60 rescue helicopter transported the victim to Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod where local EMS took the victim to Falmouth Hospital.

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