Coast Guard medevacs fishing charter crewman having seizures off coast of Gulf Shores

Baldwin County

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old fishing charter crewman 20 miles south of Gulf Shores Sunday.

The Coast Guard received a report of a medical emergency from a 40-foot fishing charter that a crewman was losing consciousness and having seizures. The helicopter crew arrived, safely hoisted the man and transported him to Sacred Heart Hospital for medical care.

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