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Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off North Carolina coast

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35-year-old Brent Killian was medevaced Tuesday from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast. (Source: NC Coast Guard) 35-year-old Brent Killian was medevaced Tuesday from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast. (Source: NC Coast Guard)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WECT) - The North Carolina Coast Guard medevaced a 35-year-old man Tuesday from a cruise ship 180 miles east of Nags Head, NC.

The captain of the Norwegian Gem notified the Coast Guard that Brent Killian was in medical distress Tuesday afternoon.

The Coast Guard's helicopter crew arrived on scene and transported Killian back to their base. Killian was then transported to Albermarle Hospital in Elizabeth City.

Killian is listed in stable condition.

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