Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman Near Port O'Connor, Texas
A fisherman was medevaced from a vessel about two miles offshore Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas on February 23.
The 52-year-old fisherman was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack. The crewmembers aboard the vessel sent a request to the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office for assistance. Then, Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified and consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac.
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