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66 year old Fort Myers man rescued by Coast Guards

Posted at 12:24 AM, Apr 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 00:24:06-04

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. ---- A Fort Myers man is rescued by Coast Guards after suffering from symptoms of a heart attack on Thursday. 

According to a press release, Alfredo Simon, 66, was rescued after Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call reporting Simon was suffering from symptoms of a heart attack aboard a 90-foot fishing boat. A flight surgeon recommended Simon be medevaced. 

Simon was taken back to shore where Fort Myers Beach Fire Department emergency medical services awaited. EMS transported him to Lee Memorial Hospital.