ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard came to the aid of a ship captain who was injured aboard his vessel off the southern New Jersey coast.
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City responded to the 274-meter long Almi Voyager motor transport on Saturday. The vessel was about 356 miles east of Cape May at the time.READ MORE: 'It Just Takes Time': Sixers Coach Doc Rivers Confident Ben Simmons' Chemistry With Teammates Will Return
Officials say the captain suffered a leg injury, thought it wasn’t clear how he was injured. His name was not released.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Boy, Man Shot In Head Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
The helicopter crew was able to hoist the captain up to the aircraft and flew him to a hospital. He was in stable condition, but further details on his status were not disclosed Sunday.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Proposing New Legislation To Combat Sexual Assaults On College Campuses
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