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Woman faints, taken to hospital by Coast Guard

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A woman was taken to the hospital by a helicopter Friday night, near the entrance of the Cape Fear River.

The 66-year-old woman was taken from a 45 foot sailboat, "Valaudrey."

This happened around 5:00 p.m. Officials say she lost consciousness.

A Coast Guard Station Oak Island crew used a Motor Life boat to assist.

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