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Offshore worker medevaced from platform south of Grand Isle

Coast Guard
Posted at 11:50 AM, Nov 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-19 12:50:29-05

An offshore worker was medevaced Friday morning from a platform southeast of Grand Isle.

The Coast Guard says watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 2:40 am on November 19.

The worker, they say, was experiencing siezure-like symptoms.

A helicopter crew was launched and the worker was hoisted and transferred to West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero.

Coast Guard says the man was reported to be in stable condition.

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