Coast Guard medevacs woman near Matagorda Bay, officials say

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (KTRK) -- The U.S. Coast Guard medevacked a 65-year-old woman from a vessel near Matagorda Bay on Saturday, officials said.

At about 10:14 a.m., Coast Guard Station Port O'Connor watchstanders received a call about a passenger on a 30-foot pleasure craft who had suffered a back injury and needed medical attention, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

A Coast Guard response boat crew transported the woman to emergency medical services at the Fishing Center in Port O'Connor. She is expected to be OK, authorities said.