Coast Guard medevacs sick child from charter boat near Rhode Island

Coast Guard medevacs sick child from charter boat near Rhode Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 12-year-old boy Friday from a charter fishing boat one mile southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island. The boy’s father called Coast Guard Station Point Judith watchstanders at about 10 a.m. from the charter fishing boat Gail Frances. He said his son was severely ill and needed help from the Coast Guard. A 45-foot response boat crew that was already underway diverted...