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Coast Guard rescues man injured in fall on tanker ship near Key West

Crew member flown to Miami, taken to hospital

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man who was injured in a fall on a tanker ship Sunday afternoon off Key West.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Miami hoisted the 34-year-old crew member, who suffered head and shoulder injuries, off the ship.

The medical evacuation was recorded by the Coast Guard helicopter's camera.

The man was flown to Miami, where paramedics were waiting to take him to a hospital. His identity and condition weren't known.


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