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Coast Guard rescues man in Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard rescued a man Wednesday who was experiencing chest pains aboard his boat in Long Island Sound south of East Haven, Conn.

The 50-year-old mariner in distress also reported that his sail was fouled and there was water in his vessel’s bilge.

The mariner was able to call for help on his cell phone. Weather conditions on scene were reported as 4- to 6-foot waves with wind at 15 to 30 knots and poor visibility.

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