Heart attack victim rescued from cruise ship

PORTSMOUTH - A 50-year-old man was evacuated from a cruise ship 150 miles east of Cape Lookout, Saturday.

According to the Coast Guard, a man who suffered a heart attack had to be evacuated from the Carnival Splendor, a 952-foot cruise ship at 8:00 p.m.

The man was taken to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and then to a hospital.

He is listed in stable condition.

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