MIL-OSI Security: Coast Guard medevacs man 7 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

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Source: United States Coast Guard

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Coast Guard medevacs man 7 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a vessel 7 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Station Freeport watchstanders received a call at 9:20 a.m. from the captain of the lift boat Lafayette stating that he was experiencing chest pains and numbness in his legs. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon, who recommended a medevac.

A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew rendezvoused with the lift boat and transported the man to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Station Freeport in reportedly stable condition.

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