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Coast Guard medevacs man near Crab Island suffering from heat exhaustion

A 31-year-old man was rescued by the Coast Guard on Saturday after allegedly suffering from heat exhaustion near Crab Island in Destin, Florida. The Coast Guard Station Destin received a […]

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A 31-year-old man was rescued by the Coast Guard on Saturday after allegedly suffering from heat exhaustion near Crab Island in Destin, Florida.

The Coast Guard Station Destin received a distress call around 1:30pm reporting a man in need of medical help due to heat exhaustion-like symptoms. A 27-foot Response Boat-Small that was already out on patrol was dispatched to provide assistance.

Once the boat crew arrived on scene, they brought the man aboard and quickly transferred him back to the station where emergency medical personnel were waiting.

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