Coast Guard rescues fisherman sick at sea - FOX 13 News

Coast Guard rescues fisherman sick at sea

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HUDSON (FOX 13) -

The Coast Guard rescued a 25-year-old man who fell sick at sea 78 miles west of Hudson, Florida.

Around 3 p.m. on Saturday, a crew member aboard a 55-foot fishing vessel reported a fisherman was suffering from illness and in need of medical assistance.

The Coast Guard launched a crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter in Clearwater.

The aircrew hoisted the man into the helicopter and took him to Tampa General Hospital for further care.

No word on his condition.

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