Coast Guard rescues man, 92, from fishing vessel off N.J.

(Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard)

(Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard)

U.S. Coast Guard personnel rescued an elderly man aboard a fishing vessel off New Jersey Sunday afternoon.

The 92-year-old man was on the fishing boat Fish Finder II about five miles off Atlantic City when he began having possible cardiac issues, according to a Coast Guard release.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City received notification and launched a rescue boat crew to the scene, the release said.

The man was transported to Station Atlantic City and transferred to emergency medical personnel.

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He was determined to be in stable condition and sent to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City for further treatment.

Authorities have not released the man’s name.

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