Man Who Had Heart Attack Medevaced Near Bogue Inlet

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

The Coast Guard had to medevac a man from a boat near Bogue Inlet after he suffered a heart attack.

The 50-year-old was on a 14-foot boat in Coast Guard channel Thursday afternoon when he fell ill. The Coast Guard got a report that he wasn't breathing and didn't have a pulse.

Members on the boat started CPR and the Coast Guard took over when they arrived and took the man to Carteret General Hospital.

The chief petty officer-in-charge at station Emerald Isle said never in his 15 years of service has he witnessed or taken part in someone being revived like this.

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  • by Goose Creek Mom Location: Newport, NC on Jul 5, 2011 at 08:50 PM
    Job well done Coast Guard!!

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