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02/18/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/18/2020 16:47

PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from a fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Tuesday.

A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat - Medium crew rendezvoused with the fishing vessel and transportedthe man to Jetty Park in stable condition where EMS was waiting.

At 1:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonvillecommand center watchstanders received a medevac request from the fishing vessel Centerfold for a man going in and out of consciousness.

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