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Coast Guard Medevac Man from Chesapeake Bay

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man Monday from a fishing boat in southern Chesapeake Bay.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call from the operator of the fishing boat John S. Dempster at approximately 4:15 p.m., stating a crewman had suffered a seizure in the vicinity of Fisherman Island.

Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles launched aboard a 25-foot Response Boat at approximately 4:25 p.m. The crew arrived at the fishing boat approximately two miles west of the entrance to Elliots Creek and took the man aboard their response boat at approximately 4:45 p.m.

The crew then brought the man to Kiptopeke State Park where he was placed in the care of awaiting local EMS at about 4:55 p.m.

He was reported to be in good condition.

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