BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard has come to the aid of an ailing diver off the southern New Jersey coast.

Officials say a crew member aboard the Dina Dee contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia around 10:45 a.m. Sunday to report that a man had been involved in a diving incident about eight miles east of Barnegat Light.

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Watchstanders dispatched a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from the guard’s Barnegat Light station. The crew then brought the man back to the station where they were met by emergency medical personnel.

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The man was flown to a hospital in Philadelphia. But his name and further details on his condition were not disclosed.

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