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Diver rescued after suffering medical episode

Posted at 4:25 PM, Nov 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-26 23:15:05-05

A 26-year-old man was rescued from a drive boat 31 miles west of Naples, Sunday.

Crew members abroad a 27-foot boat called Reel Cowboy reported that a driver was in and out of consciousness, and was in need of emergency assistance.

A flight surgeon was notified and and the driver was medevaced.

EMS transported the driver to North Naples Hospital and he is in stable condition, said the Coast Guard.