Seatow, Coast Guard team up to help injured man


BEAUFORT, Carteret County -

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable The Coast Guard medevaced a man to safety on Sunday after he had injured his foot on an Oyster Bed on Carrot Island south of Beaufort.

Shortly before 2 p.m. on Sunday, a Seatow vessel, helped bring in the unidentified man to Olde Town Yacht Club on Radio Island where the Coast Guard took him aboard a 24-foot special purpose craft-shallow water vessel. The Coast Guard administered first aid while taking him to the Portside Marina in Morehead City for transport to a nearby hospital.

"We thank the Seatow crew for getting there so fast and helping this man," said Petty Officer Third Class Cameron Haywood, coxswain for the case. "We were glad to work as a team to get this man to Carteret County EMS so he could get the treatment he needed."

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