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1st District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: June 25, 2012

U.S. Coast Guard

Contact: Public Affairs Detachment New York

Office: (212) 668-7114

Mobile: (917) 703-0983

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured man 35 miles south of Moriches, N.Y.


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NEW YORK - The Coast Guard is medically evacuating a 22-year-old man who was injured aboard a sailing vessel 35 miles south of Moriches, N.Y., Monday, June 25, 2012.

The Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center in New Haven, Conn., received a report from the master of the sailing vessel Conviction that a crewmember had been knocked down by rigging and struck his head. The crewmember was temporarily knocked unconscious and is experiencing severe disorientation, neck pain, pain in his left thigh and a chipped tooth.   

The Coast Guard launched a rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., which is on-scene with the vessel.

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