Boater Suffers Heart Attack off Montauk
August 28, 2014
The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old man today [August 28] from a vessel less than one mile off Montauk Inlet, New York.
A crewmember aboard the recreational vessel Next Move contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound at approximately 9:30 a.m. reporting that a man aboard had suffered a heart attack and was in need of assistance.
Coast Guard Station Montauk arrived on scene and transferred one crewmember aboard the vessel to assess the man, who administered a shock with an Automated External Defibrillator. Once moored at Station Montauk, the Coast Guard crewmembers transferred the man to an Emergency Medical Service, which took him to a local hospital. No word was given on the victim’s condition.