Coast Guard Rescue Off NC Coast

The Coast Guard responded to a call of an injured man aboard a cargo ship off the coast of North Carolina.

The Coast Guard was notified Monday night that a passenger aboard the Svendborg had fallen and suffered head trauma about 30 miles east of Morehead City. The injured man was hoisted from the 266-foot cargo ship to a Jayhawk helicopter and taken to Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City.

Crews from Elizabeth City and Fort Macon responded to the rescue.

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