Station Port O’Connor medevacs man from fishing vessel in San Antonio Bay

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PORT O’CONNOR, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel in San Antonio Bay near Port Lavaca, Thursday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a report at approximately 11:59 a.m. that a 17 year-old male aboard the Wanda T was suffering from chest pains. Coast Guard Station Port O’ Connor launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small and crew to the scene at approximately 12:15 p.m. The RBS crew successfully transported the young man from the fishing vessel to awaiting emergency medical services.

He was then transported to Port Lavaca Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

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