Coast Guard Medevacs Woman During the Night

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Ga., medically evacuated a woman from a sailing vessel six-miles east of St. Simons Island, Ga., Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Justine Schiro, 35, residence unknown, was aboard the sailing vessel Sweet Lady, when she began vomiting blood. Other members aboard the sailing vessel then contacted the Coast Guard for help.

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah immediately launched to medevac the woman. Once on scene, she was hoisted and taken to Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick, Ga., for medical care.

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