Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 5 miles east of Ormond Beach

A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat – MediumJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevacked a man Sunday 5 miles east of Ormond Beach.

A 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon medevacked a 54-year-old man who was a crewmember aboard the 80-foot fishing vessel Alena.

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified at 7:56 a.m. a man was experiencing stroke symptoms. The man was transferred to the RB-M at 8:40 a.m. and transported to Volusia County EMS at Station Ponce de Leon at 9:57 a.m.

The man was taken to Bertfish Medical Center.

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