Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach medevacs man in Back Bay, Fla.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– A crew from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, medevaced a man aboard a 30-foot sailing vessel in Back Bay, Florida, Saturday.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. watchstanders at the station received a report of a 61-year old man, experiencing leg pain, in need of emergency medical assistance in Back Bay.

A 25-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew from the station arrived on scene at 7:15 a.m. and transferred the man to the station, where EMS was awaiting.

The man was transferred to Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida.

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