Updated: Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 9:26 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 9:26 PM EDT
OCRACOKE, NC (WAVY) - A man sailing a 90-foot fishing vessel was medevaced by the Coast Guard Monday in Palmico Sound just west of Ocracoke, NC.
According to the Coast Guard's Brandyn Hill, the 37-year-old man was experiencing a seizure and sustained a head injury around 10:15 a.m.
A small response boat was dispatched with a medical technician aboard to provide assistance to the man during the transition to the coast.
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