Man rescued off of Cape Hatteras

CAPE HATTERAS, NC (WNCT) – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a Romanian man aboard a ship 20 miles off of the North Carolina coast.

Crews flew to the Portuguese container ship on Thursday.

They lowered down a rescue swimmer to get to the 29-year-old man who had abdominal pain.

The crews medevaced him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was reported in stable condition.

 

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