- Associated Press - Saturday, May 16, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A man is receiving medical treatment in Charleston after being brought by a Coast Guard helicopter from a cruise ship 45 miles off the South Carolina coast.

A Coast Guard news release says that the man suffered a hip and leg injury aboard the cruise ship Disney Magic and that the Coast Guard was notified about 5 a.m. Saturday.

A helicopter from the Coast Guard Air Facility in Charleston was dispatched to the ship and the passenger was hoisted aboard.

The 29-year-old man, who was not identified, is in stable condition at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.


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