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Coast Guard medically evacuates woman from sailboat

Woman hoisted onto Coast Guard helicopter, taken to hospital

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Miami takes a woman in need of medical attention to St. Mary's Medical Center.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Miami takes a woman in need of medical attention to St. Mary's Medical Center. (U.S. Coast Guard)

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a woman from a boat 98 miles off Florida's coast.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Miami rescued the woman, who required immediate medical attention while on a sailboat 98 miles northeast of Palm Beach Gardens.

The Coast Guard hoisted the woman onto the helicopter and took her to St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach.

The woman's name and condition weren't released.

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