Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Tuesday afternoon, from a fishing boat 80 miles southeast of Galveston. At 11:43 a.m., a crewmember of the fishing boat New Buccaneer contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a 44-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs man stricken with partial paralysis off Galveston coast

Coast Guard medevacs man stricken with partial paralysis off Galveston coast
HOUSTON — A 34-year-old man was medevaced Monday afternoon after he fell and lost feeling in the left half of his body approximately 35 miles off the coast of Galveston. The captain of the 85-foot fishing boat New Buccaneer contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston at 1:10 p.m. to report the man’s condition and ask for assistance. The watchstanders launched an aircrew...