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Coast Guard medevacs man with shortness of breath off the coast of Georgia

(Source:  Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) (Source: Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)
(Source: Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) (Source: Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)

CHARLESTON, SC (WMBF) – The Coast Guard medevacked a 48-year-old man Sunday from 20 miles east of St. Catherines Island, Georgia after he began experiencing shortness of break.

The Coast Guard Station Tybee Island launched a 45-foot response boat and arrived approximately 20 minutes after receiving the call.

The man was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for further medical treatment. 

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