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    Coast Guard medevacs man who fell from railroad bridge

    Coast Guard medevacs man who fell from railroad bridge

    Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Wargo | Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin Aircrews from Air Station Houston medevaced a man that fell...... read more read more

    HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man after his fall from a railroad bridge, over the San Jacinto River near Highlands, Saturday afternoon.

    At 12:09 p.m., Highland Park Emergency Medical Services contacted Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a man walking on the bridge had fallen 20 feet onto the rocks below and they needed help getting him out of the remote location.

    A Highlands EMT walked a mile to reach the man’s location and stabilized him. Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrews arrived on scene at 1:19 p.m. and medevaced the man to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

    The man is reported to be in stable condition.

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    Date Taken: 06.10.2017
    Date Posted: 06.10.2017 20:22
    Story ID: 237228
    Location: HOUSTON, TX, US 

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