Man suffering heart attack-like symptoms rescued from “Miss Melissa” commercial fishing vessel in Grand Isle


GRAND ISLE, La. (KLFY) A 50-year-old man suffering symptoms of a heart attack was rescued Tuesday from a 67-foot commercial fishing vessel in the water near Grand Isle.

The unidentified fisherman was transported to a Lafourche Parish hospital for medical care, according to a Coast Guard press release.

He was onboard the “Miss Melissa,” when watchstanders with the Coast Guard received a report that a crewmembers was suffering heart attack-like symptoms.

The RB-M crew was launched and arrived on scene and took the fisherman aboard and to a waiting emergency medical services personnel at the station.

He was then transported to Lady of the Sea Hospital in Lafourche for further medical care.

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