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Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay


BARNEGAT BAY, N.J. (— The Coast Guard medevaced a woman after two boats allied approximately two miles north of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon. Good news 3

Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a Sea Tow employee at 2:58 p.m. that a recreational boat had allided with a second boat that had run aground, causing injuries to one of the boaters. A Station Barnegat Light 29-foot Response Boat—Small boat crew launched to medevac the injured boater. 

Once on scene, the boat crew transferred the injured boater to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Station Barnegat Light.

The injured passenger was taken to AtlantiCare Hospital in Atlantic City.