AM 890 and Serving the Kenai Peninsula
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Coast Guard medevacs man with injured hand from Prince William Sound

Image courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard medevacked a male Thursday that sustained a hand injury on a Prince William Sound fishing vessel. According to a press release, the 18-year old was on the (F/V) Pacific Harvester when he began to go into shock. 

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage dispatched a Valdez boat crew after receiving the report. The crew treated the man’s hand while transporting him to Valdez before he was handed over to waiting medical staff. 

News prince william soundU.S. Coast Guard
Renee joined KBBI in 2017 as a general assignment reporter and host. Her work has appeared on such shows as Weekend Edition Saturday, The World, Marketplace and Studio 360. Renee previously interned as a reporter for KPCC in Los Angeles and as a producer for Stateside at Michigan Radio. Her work has earned her numerous press club awards. She holds an M.S. in journalism from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in women's studies from the University of Michigan.
Related Content