Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a request for medical assistance from Alan Carl, 45, after sustaining an injury while fishing at the mouth of the North Santee River, Georgetown, SC. Officials said the man’s arm was severed at the shoulder, possibly by the winch on board the shrimp boat. A Coast Guard helicopter from Air Facility Charleston arrived on scene and transported Carl to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
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