A fisherman off the coast of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket was medevaced by the U.S. Coast Guard after being injured on Saturday afternoon.
The Perception, a 75-foot fishing boat, contacted the Coast Guard around 1:30 p.m. to say that a crew member had fallen and was injured.
The Coast Guard sent an MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter to the boat, which was in the Muskeget Channel at the time of the incident.
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According to the Coast Guard, the fisherman was transferred from the Perception to the helicopter around 2:15 p.m. and was then flown to Hyannis Airport and transported to Cape Cod Hospital.
The status of the fisherman has not been released.