Coast Guard medevacs possible heart attack victim from Money Key

Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo.

Coast Guard  file photo.

MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old man Saturday from Money Key, Florida.

Coast Guard Sector Key West Commander Center watchstanders received a call from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 10:20 p.m. stating the man was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms while camping in the area.

Coast Guard Station Marathon launched a 33-foot Response Boat-Small crew that arrived on scene at approximately 10:55 p.m. and transferred the patient and his wife to awaiting EMS at Coast Guard Station Marathon with no further incidents.

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