Coast Guard Rescues Man Near Coos Bay, Oregon

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a 73-year-old man near Coos Bay, Ore., Sunday.

A Coast Guard watchstander at the Coos Bay lookout tower spotted a vessel overturned and a man in the water around 2:15 p.m.

Station Coos Bay immediately launched a motor lifeboat crew to the scene. The man was rescued and transferred to an awaiting ambulance at Station Coos Bay.

Station Coos Bay is in the mouth of Coos Bay and is the seventh largest port on the West Coast.

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