Coast Guard Rescues Man with Arm Injury

KENOSHA, Wis. – Coast Guard, helicopter and boat crews rescued an injured man on a sailing vessel Thursday, 26 miles off Kenosha’s shore.

At approximately 5 p.m., the Coast Guard received a call from the sailing vessel Blue, that a passenger had suffered an arm injury after becoming trapped between two vessels.

The man was transferred into the care of a crew from a 41-foot Utility Boat, of Coast Guard Station Kenosha. Because of the extent of the injury, the crew transferred him to an HH-65 Dolphin Rescue Helicopter, from Air Facility Muskegon, Mich.

He was later transferred to Emergency Medical Services who took him to United Hospital Kenosha.


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