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Coast Guard called after sailor falls on boat

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.

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OAK ISLAND, N.C. — 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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