Coast Guard Makes Rescue In Ocracoke

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

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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