Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin, Florida

47 DestinNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel approximately 20 miles south of Destin, Florida, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 10:48 a.m. from the charter vessel, Destin Princess, of an 88-year-old male passenger experiencing stroke-like symptoms.

Coast Guard Station Destin launched a Response Boat-Medium crew with local emergency medical technicians aboard.

The man was transferred to Station Destin where EMS transported him to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

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