Station Duluth Transports Man With Leg Injury

DULUTH, Minn. — Coast Guard Station Duluth medically evacuated a 42-year-old crewman from a dredge barge after his foot became wedged between a wire rope and a bit near the Blatnik Bridge today at approximately 10:30 a.m. The station arrived on-scene just minutes after receiving the call for assistance, and crewmembers prevented a near-amputation by applying direct pressure to the man’s...