CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard has flown a man to a hospital after he was thrown from a jet ski near Charleston, South Carolina.
The Post and Courier (http://bit.ly/1BfNJNI ) reports that the 50-year-old man and his wife were tossed off the watercraft near the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge.
The Coast Guard said in a news release that the man suffered neck and arm injuries, but the woman was uninjured and called for help.
A Charleston-based Coast Guard helicopter came to the scene and hoisted the man into the aircraft.
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State officers then found the wife and took her to be with the husband.
The Coast Guard didn’t release his condition.