VIDEO: Coast Guard medevacs injured man 20 miles off Hatteras Island
Published 9:25 am Wednesday, February 5, 2020
A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 48-year-old man with a lacerations on his body and possible concussion from a ship about 20 miles south of Hatteras Island on Tuesday, February 4.
According to information from U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic, a crewmember aboard the cargo ship Titania contacted watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center and reported that an engineer found one of their crewmembers semi-conscious, lying on the deck near a lathe he was operating.
An Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew launched to medevac the man, who was then taken to Greenville Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
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