Coast Guard District Seventeen received notification Thursday, July 7, that Anthony Imas, 50, was injured and required medical assistance. Imas was reportedly suffering from severe back pain after falling aboard the 50-foot fishing vessel HEIDI LINEA.
The Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew hoisted Imas off the vessel. Reports indicate that Imas was in stable condition. Imas was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for further care.