Coast Guard medevacs girl, 15, south of Cape Lookout, NC

47 Ft. MaconCAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 15-year-old girl Thursday off a sailboat south of Cape Lookout.

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified at 4 a.m. that the teen was showing signs of an allergic reaction aboard the 125-foot sailboat Liberty Clipper 20 miles south of Cape Lookout.

A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon with EMS personnel aboard and arrived on scene at 5:04 a.m. The teen and an adult were transferred to the Coast Guard boat where EMS provided care en route to Station Fort Macon. The Coast Guard crew moored at Station Fort Macon at 6 a.m. and transferred the teen to awaiting EMS personnel for transport to Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City.

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