Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat in Pamlico Sound, NC

5th Coast Guard District News
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday from a fishing boat in Pamlico Sound.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call via VHF-FM radio from the operator of the 70-foot fishing boat Capt Ryan at about 11:20 p.m. Monday reporting an 18-year-old male crew member collapsed and experienced a seizure.

Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) crew. The crew arrived on scene 15 miles northwest of Hatteras Inlet at approximately 12:30 a.m.

The Coast Guard crew transferred the man aboard their boat and took him to Station Hatteras Inlet, arriving at approximately 1:30 a.m.

The man refused medical treatment from awaiting, local EMS and was met by family members.

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