Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs man from tanker off Galveston

Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs man from tanker off Galveston
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 32-year-old crewmember off an Italian-flagged tanker Wednesday, after he suffered an injury from a snapped fender wire that struck his chest 38 miles off Galveston, Texas. At 4:20 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a distress call from the captain of the 800-foot tanker Giovanni Battista De Carlini, stating...