Coast Guard medevac’s woman after personal watercraft hits pleasure boat near Presque Isle State Park

CLEVELAND – A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Erie, Pa., conducted a medical evacuation of an injured woman after they responded to the scene of a collision between a 32-foot pleasure craft and a personal watercraft in Lake Erie near Beach 11 in Presque Isle State Park, Tuesday evening. The woman, who was operating the personal watercraft at the time of the collision, sustained a head laceration. There...

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Presque Isle Bay

CLEVELAND – A rescue boatcrew from U.S Coast Guard Station Erie, Pa., rescued two men in Presque Isle Bay, Monday evening. Rescued were two men, ages 21 and 22. Their names are not being released. Both were wearing life jackets. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The communications watchstander at Station Erie received notification from local...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after canoe capsizes in Lake Erie

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued three people after their canoe capsized in Lake Erie outside of the Erie channel near Erie, Pa., Tuesday evening. A rescue boatcrew in a 25-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Erie, on a routine law enforcement patrol, came upon the two men and one woman in their canoe during a patrol about 6:30 p.m., and conducted a spot check of their safety equipment...

Coast Guard rescues Pittsburgh man in Lake Erie

USCG file photoCLEVELAND – A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Erie, Pa., rescued a 26-year-old Pittsburgh man after his kayak capsized in Presque Isle Bay in Lake Erie Friday morning. Coast Guardsmen from Station Erie learned of the accident at about 8:30 a.m., immediately dispatching a rescue crew aboard a 47-foot motor life boat (MLB) who arrived on scene about 10 minutes later. When the Coast...