Fishing Captain Medevaced by Coast Guard from Matagorda Bay, Texas
The Coast Guard announced medevaced an injured fishing vessel captain from Matagorda Bay, Texas, on Thursday.
The Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 4:17 p.m. from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office that the 67-year-old captain of the commercial fishing vessel Master Ricky had reportedly been struck in the head by rigging block while working gear and was intermittently unconscious.
Following the report, watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon, who recommended a medevac. A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor...
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