Fisherman medically evacuated by coast guard off Coos Bay coast

COOS BAY, Ore. — A fisherman was medically evacuated by the coast guard off the coast of Coos Bay around 5:30 Saturday morning.

A Coast Guard Sector North Bend aircrew hoisted the injured 26-year-old off a fishing vessel, after the boat’s captain reported the member sustained a head injury. The man was transported by helicopter to the coast guard base.

The man’s current condition is unknown.

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Anna Weeks is the anchor of NBC5 News at 5 and 11 and Your Place @7 with Anna Weeks. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University with a degree in Digital Communication Arts and a minor in writing. Previously, she interned with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Originally from the Portland area, Anna loves exploring Southern Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and watching sports.
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