Fisherman Rescued In Pamlico Sound

A fisherman, injured this morning on a shrimp trawler in the Pamlico Sound, was rescued by the Coast Guard and Marine Corps.

It happened aboard the 67-foot fishing vessel Captain Alex which was near Swan Quarter. The Coast Guard says the 47 year old man suffered head injures when he was hit by a shrimp net.

A Coast Guard boat crew from Hatteras Inlet and a Pedro helicopter from Cherry Point rescued the crewmember.

The fisherman was taken to Carteret County General Hospital, but there's no word on his condition.

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  • by dusty Location: Washington on Oct 11, 2007 at 11:26 AM
    You tell the name of the boat, and age of the man....Who is the man?
    Editor's note: The Coast Guard would not release that information to us.

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