Coast Guard medevacs sailor from container ship off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from container ship off South Padre Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced the crewmember of a container ship approximately 40 miles offshore of South Padre Island late Saturday night. The Coast Guard’s 8th District watchstanders notified the Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Command Center at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, that a 24-year-old foreign male crewmember aboard the 892-foot container ship...