The Coast Guard retrieved an injured man from the tug boat Commitment, 60 miles off Grays Harbor, Thursday afternoon.
At about 2 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Columbia River was notified that a crew member aboard had sustained a laceration to the face and eye while working in the vessel’s engine room and required medical attention, according to a Coast Guard report.
At 2:45 p.m., an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew departed from Warrenton, Oregon, to respond. The injured man was safely hoisted from the vessel at approximately 3:30 p.m. and then transported to emergency medical personnel.
The injured man was in stable condition when transferred from Coast Guard care around 4:15 p.m. and was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Oregon.