Coast Guard medevacs man from Bald Head Island, NC

Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo

Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering severe abdominal pains from Bald Head Island, North Carolina, Monday.

Coast Guard Station Oak Island watchstanders received a report of the 49-year old man’s condition and the request for a medevac from medical personnel with the Bald Head Island Public Safety Department.

Station Oak Island launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew, who embarked the man and two medical personnel at Bald Head Island, and transported them to awaiting EMS personnel at Deep Point Marina in Southport.

The two medical personnel were returned to Bald Head Island.

“It’s imperative we continue to work hand-in-hand with our local partners on Bald Head Island,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Josh Meyer, officer-in-charge at Station Oak Island. “It’s a team effort providing assistance to locals on the island, and we cherish our interagency partnerships.”


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