Watch: Coast Guard Rescues Man from Moving Fishing Boat by Helicopter off Jersey Shore Coast

TOMS RIVER, NJ – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew based out of Atlantic City rescued a man in distress from a moving fishing boat off the coast of the Jersey Shore

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted a medevac this afternoon of a 45-year-old crewmember from the fishing vessel Blue Stream, 60 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, after he was showing signs of a stroke.

The U.S. Coast Guard crew safely transferred the man to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.

“Air Station Atlantic City performed a MEDEVAC from a fishing vessel 60 nautical miles off of Tom’s River, NJ this afternoon, delivering their patient to life-saving medical care. Pandemic or not, our crews are always ready for the call,” the Coast Guard said.


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