The Coast Guard rescued and then medevacked a man following a dive accident today in the waters off of Ocracoke.
A crew member from the boat Lion's Paw says a first-time diver came up too fast from a depth of 100 feet and was unconscious.
It happened approximately 15 miles southeast of Ocracoke.
He was taken to a hospital in Norfolk, Virginia where he was conscious and alert when he arrived.
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