- Associated Press - Thursday, January 7, 2016

NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) - A Coast Guard crew took a man by helicopter from a fishing vessel to receive medical care after a reported seizure.

The Coast Guard says they were notified of the man’s condition at about 1 a.m. Thursday and planned a vessel pick up until the weather became rough.

The man was picked up by helicopter around 11 a.m. Thursday, about 9 miles west of Winchester Bay.

The Coast Guard transferred the man to waiting emergency medical personnel at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in stable condition.

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