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Coast Guard medevacs man from boat nearly 50 miles off Myrtle Beach shore

The Coast Guard rescued a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach, according to a press release. The helicopter hoisted the man from the boat and took him to Grand Strand Hospital.
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The Coast Guard rescued a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach, according to a press release. The helicopter hoisted the man from the boat and took him to Grand Strand Hospital.

The Coast Guard rescued a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach, according to a press release.

At 12:53 p.m, a 110-foot charter vessel called the Super Voyager III, contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston to tell them a passenger was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care, according to the release.

The press release says a Coast Guard helicopter from Charleston was sent to help and at 1:48 p.m., hoisted the man from the boat onto the helicopter before taking him to Grand Strand Regional medical Center.



Christian Boschult, 843-626-0218, @TSN_Christian

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