Coast Guard air lifts man on cruise ship, escorts him to hospital

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Posted on February 17, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Updated Sunday, Feb 17 at 7:01 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Carnival Conquest cruise ship by helicopter Saturday after he seemed to be suffering a brain hemorrhage.

The man was rescued about 60 miles south of Southwest Pass.

Coast guard officials say the 46-year-old man was suffering symptoms associated with a brain hemorrhage.

The man was taken to West Jefferson Hospital to be checked out. Details on his condition have not been released.

You can see video of the rescue in the video above.

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