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.