Coast Guard Rescues Scuba Diver In Distress

St. Petersburg, Fla. (970 WFLA)- A 43 year old scuba diver is in stable condition after the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced him off a dive boat 20 miles west of Egmont Key on Sunday.   

The Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg reports, they received a radio message from crew members of a 23 foot dive boat reporting a diver surfaced complaining of dizziness and asked for medical assistance. 

The coast guard sent a 43 foot response boat and brought the unidentified 43 year old man to Fort De Soto Park Bay Pier where EMS was waiting. 

Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard

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