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Coast Guard called after sailor falls on boat

Posted July 27, 2010

— The Coast Guard sent a rescue crew from Oak Island to a tugboat 25 miles off the coast Monday after a crew member on the boat fell and injured his back, authorities said.

The man, who was not identified, was evacuated from the tug and taken to Dosher Hospital for treatment.

No further information was available.


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  • jonathanandpaula23 Jul 27, 2010

    Pulstar40, you must have thought it was read worthy.....you clicked on it! Prayers out to family.

  • Sherlock Jul 27, 2010

    Good job USCG

  • wdweveryyear Jul 27, 2010

    and in further breaking news, it's raining and my truck wet

  • wdweveryyear Jul 27, 2010

    wow!!!! it is officially a slow news day

  • lrdavidson Jul 27, 2010

    Oh come on pulstar40 if it was one of your family members out there you'd like to know! Get a heart! Prayers out to the family!

  • pulstar40 Jul 27, 2010

    And this needs to be on the website WHY? This is newsworthy? I hope the sailor is okay, but come on.