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Press Release | Sept. 10, 2023

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cat Island, Mississippi

U.S. Coast Guard Heartland Office: 504-671-2020 Cell: 618-225-9008

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cat Island, Mississippi Coast Guard medevacs man near Cat Island, Mississippi

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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from Cat Island, Mississippi.

Coast Guard Station Gulfport received a call from local 911 dispatch requesting a medevac for a man who reportedly received injuries from a stingray near Cat Island.

Station Gulfport launched a Coast Guard 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium boatcrew to assist.

The boatcrew arrived on scene, embarked the man aboard and transported him back to station to awaiting emergency medical services personnel.

The man was last reported to be in stable condition.