The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Coast Guard takes injured boater to Port Angeles

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Associated Press
PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard rescued an injured boater overnight from a sailboat about 13 miles west of Port Angeles.
The Coast Guard said a 53-year-old man was severely injured Tuesday night by the boom on his 40-foot sailboat at Crescent Bay.
A helicopter hoisted the man aboard and took him to Port Angeles with injuries to his back, ribs and both arms.
A 45-foot Coast Guard boat towed the sailboat to Port Angeles.
Story tags » Disasters (general)SailingPort Angeles

More Northwest Headlines


HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates


Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus