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Injured Fisherman Medically Evacuated Near Georgetown, SC

Coast Guard Sector Charleston was notified Thursday, June 30 by Alan Carl, 45, asking for medical assistance after sustaining an injury while fishing around the mouth of the North Santee River near Georgetown, SC. Officials said the man’s arm was severed at the shoulder, possibly by the winch on board the shrimp boat. A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Facility Charleston arrived on scene and transported Carl to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Carl was listed in fair condition on Friday, July 1.