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Coast Guard rescues fisherman stricken with chest pains

May 30, 2012 |  5:37 pm

A 51-year-old man who suffered chest pains while on a fishing expedition 12 miles from San Diego was evacuated Wednesday by a Coast Guard vessel.

The 45-foot response boat reached the fishing vessel Malihini and took the man aboard. In San Diego, the man underwent medical treatment.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: The Coast Guard boat reaches the Malihini to begin evacuation of a fisherman suffering chest pains. Credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry Dunphy