Coast Guard rescues 82-year-old man stuck in mud near Oyster Bay

Coast Guard rescues 82-year-old man stuck in mud near Oyster Bay

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Coast Guard crews rescued an 82-year-old man who became stuck in mud near Oyster Bay on Tuesday.

A helicopter responded to the scene at 1:52 p.m., hoisted the man and transported him to Mount Pleasant Regional Airport where EMS crews were waiting.

According to Coast Guard officials, the man was reported to be in good condition.

A report states the man became stuck in the mud after leaving his vessel which has since been recovered.

An emergency call for the incident was reported at 1:09 p.m.

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