GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A teen has been hospitalized after experiencing a medical emergency aboard a cruise ship.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, a helicopter medevacked a 14-year-old teen from a cruise ship located 109 miles southeast of Galveston.
Crews responded after receiving a request for medical assistance for the teen who was reportedly experiencing appendicitis symptoms.
The teen was transported to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Coast Guard rescues teen experiencing medical emergency aboard cruise ship
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