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Medical Rescue on Santa Rosa Island

By Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:40:29 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 05 2013 09:43:31 PM CDT

The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man from Santa Rosa Island suffering from what appeared to be severe dehydration, Thursday morning.

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -

The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man from Santa Rosa Island suffering from what appeared to be severe dehydration, Thursday morning.

The man was onboard a passenger vessel, the Truth, when he started feeling ill. 

Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to perform the medical rescue.

The master of the passenger vessel transported the man to Santa Rosa Island where they were met by National Park Service staff. 

The park service members moved the patient to a landing area where the helicopter could pick him up.

The man was transported to a Santa Barbara hospital for treatment.

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