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Coast Guard Rescues Boater Off Hatteras

A 65-year-old man had to be rescued by the Coast Guard Saturday morning.

According to the Coast Guard a member of the 25-foot pleasure craft Reel Therapy contacted them around 8:15 a.m. saying that a passenger aboard was unconscious.

A Coast Guard helicopter and Motor Life Boat with emergency medical services personnel went to assist.

Reel Therapy was located about 20 miles east of Hatteras.

The aircrew hoisted the man into the helicopter and took him to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

There's no word on his condition at this time.


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