【N.J】 Boater injured 100 miles off Jersey Shore flown to hospital by Coast Guard – New Jersey News

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A 60-year-old man who fell aboard a boat about 100 miles off the Atlantic City coast was flown to a hospital by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday, officials said.

A health service technician from the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma and a rescue swimmer combined to help hoist the swimmer aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, the Coast Guard said.

The man was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center to be treated for a back injury, authorities said. He was aboard a 31-foot pleasure craft.

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