Tanker crewman needs medevac after injuring himself in a fall

The following is the text of a press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard:
(ASTORIA, Ore.) — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 52 year-old crew member off the vessel Polar Adventure near Neah Bay, Wash., Tuesday.
Sector Port Angeles received a call from the crew of the 854-foot tanker reporting that a crew member had injured himself from a fall.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Port Angeles airlifted the crewmember from the vessel and transferred him to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles.
By Professional Mariner Staff