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United States Coast Guard
News Release
Monday, October 30, 2017

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Freeport, Texas 

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 21-year-old man Monday morning from an oil tanker 12 miles south of Freeport, Texas.

At 8:07 a.m., the captain of the oil tanker Stena Imperative contacted Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a crewmember was going in and out of consciousness after sustaining a head injury from a fall.

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at 9:26 p.m., hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Galveston Scholes Airport.

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