Coast Guard Medevacs Pregnant Woman Off Island

ST. IGNACE, Mich. – A pregnant woman was medically evacuated from an island by the U.S. Coast Guard, today, in north Lake Huron.

A 20-year-old woman was experiencing complications from her pregnancy while she was on Mackinac Island.

The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:30 a.m., and dispatched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station St. Ignace.

The woman was transported to Station St. Ignace where an awaiting Emergency Medical Services ambulance took her to Petoskey Northern Hospital.

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