A Coast Guard helicopter deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley assisted a 40-year-old mariner near Dutch Harbor Saturday.

A Kodiak-deployed MH-65 Dolphin medevaced the man from the 559-foot bulk carrier Ken Ei 100 miles northwest of Dutch Harbor, according to a Coast Guard news release.

The man suffered from abdominal distress and was flown to Cold Bay and then taken to Anchorage for further care.

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