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Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Charleston coast

Crews hoist the woman to a helicopter (Source: USCG) Crews hoist the woman to a helicopter (Source: USCG)
The MS Veendam during the rescue (Source: USCG) The MS Veendam during the rescue (Source: USCG)
Crews secure the woman and bring her to safety (Source: USCG) Crews secure the woman and bring her to safety (Source: USCG)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Coast Guard transported a woman from a cruise ship off the coast of Charleston Thursday. 

The MS Veendam, a Holland America Line cruise ship, was in the water approximately 50 miles off the coast when a 65-year-old woman was taken off the ship with lower leg pain, according to the Coast Guard. 

She was transported to MUSC. Crews received the initial call at 7:31 p.m.

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