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Teen rescued from fishing boat in North Carolina

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Posted at 8:49 PM, Nov 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-12 20:49:09-05

Fort Macon, NC – A 19-year-old was medically evacuated from a fishing boat near Fort Macon on Thursday.

The Coast Guard was notified at 2:20 p.m. that someone on an 80-foot fishing boat “Tamara Alane” had suffered injuries to his arm, leg and head.

A motor lifeboat boat crew and a response boat small boat crew were launched to evacuate the injured teen.

Crews arrived at 3:14 p.m.

He was seen by EMS crews and is now listed as stable.