Swimming Accident At Cape Lookout

Two Coast Guard boats were called to help a swimmer after an accident at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Atlantic Beach officials say a 51 year old man may have jumped into three feet of water, head first. Coast Guard officials say he had a probable neck injury. Two Coast Guard boats dropped off Atlantic Beach EMS personnel who secured the patient and the boats took him back to the Fort Macon Coast Guard office, where he was airlifted by East Care to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. No word on his condition.


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