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AMERICAN TRIUMPH INJURED CREWMEN MEDEVACED FROM VESSEL

An injured crewman suffering from internal injuries has been airlifted from the 285-foot fishing vessel AMERICAN TRIUMPH. The vessel, part of the American Seafoods fleet, was fishing 30 miles west of Coos Bay off of the Oregon Coast Sunday. The unidentified crewman was listed as being 37 years old. The call for help came at 3:30 P.M. The crewman was evacuated by a Coast Guard motor life boat crew and transported to Bay City where he was ambulanced to the bay area hospital. The crewman was reportedly treated and released from the hospital for further follow up care as may be needed.