WILMINGTO, N.C. (WAVY) — Crews with the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship off the coast of North Carolina.
Coast Guard officials say watchstanders in Wilmington received a report Monday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride of a man suffering a heart attack.
The ship was located 40 miles east of Morehead City.
A helicopter crew from Elizabeth City took the man to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Senior Chief Petty Officer Aaron Wohlander said in a news release, “Our thoughts are with the patient and his family this evening, wishing him a full recovery.”