Video: Coast Guard medevacs man near the St. Augustine Inlet


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man Friday from a fishing vessel near the St. Augustine Inlet.

A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted and transported the man to Flagler Hospital.

At 1:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received a request for a medevac from St. Johns Fire and Rescue for a crew member experiencing chest pains aboard the Lady Denise, a 96-foot fishing vessel.

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