A tanker crew member who fell overboard was rescued by a fishing boat

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The crew member acquired CPR earlier than being transferred to a ready ambulance. His situation was not recognized.

BOSTON (AP) — The crew of a industrial fishing boat recovered a person who had fallen overboard from a tanker and started CPR earlier than the Coast Guard rushed him to shore for medical care, officers mentioned.

The crew of America pulled the person from the water Tuesday morning, and CPR continued aboard a Coast Guard rescue boat that took him to shore the place an ambulance was ready, officers mentioned. The person’s situation was not recognized.

The mayday from the tanker MTM Dublin went out shortly after 4:30 a.m., reporting a crew member had fallen overboard, the Coast Guard mentioned.

The search came about in pitch-dark circumstances and tough seas close to Boston Harbor, and the America discovered the crew member after being the primary vessel on the scene, mentioned Petty Officer Lyric Jackson, a Coast Guard spokesperson.

From there, the crew member was transferred to a Coast Guard rescue boat that introduced him to shore, Jackson mentioned.