Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 72 miles south of Point Loma

Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter.

Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man from a sport fishing boat approximately 72 miles south of Point Loma, San Diego, Tuesday.

The crew of the 95-foot sport fishing vessel, Oceanside 95, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, requesting assistance for a passenger experiencing symptoms of a stroke.

A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched to assist.

The Jayhawk crew arrived on scene at approximately 2:45 p.m., hoisted the man into the helicopter and transported him to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla where the patient was transferred to the hospital’s care at approximately 3:15 p.m. in stable condition.

 

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