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Fisherman airlifted to Nova Scotia hospital after falling overboard

Crew member may have hypothermia following accident Saturday

HALIFAX (The Canadian Press) — A crew member on a fishing boat has been airlifted to hospital with signs of hypothermia, after falling overboard off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia.

Search and Rescue officials say a Cormorant helicopter was sent to the “Chasin Crustacean” fishing vessel near Lockeport on Saturday.

They say the man was transported to a hospital in Yarmouth for medical treatment.

There’s no word on his condition.

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