Men rescued after boat runs aground

Posted: Monday, September 06, 2010

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard says two men were injured when their skiff ran aground about 80 miles north of Sitka.

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced Jamal Moss and Rick Strahm to Sitka early Sunday morning. A third man on the 19-foot skiff was not injured in the grounding at Lisianski Inlet.

Coast Guard Lt. Lee Coyle says one of the men, who was unconscious, was flown to a Seattle hospital, where he was reported in stable condition. The other man was treated at a Sitka hospital. Coyle didn't know which man was taken to Seattle.

Coast Guard officials say a good Samaritan vessel, Shoreline Scow, responded to the grounding and called the Coast Guard late Saturday. An emergency medical technician on board the vessel attended to the injured men.

Page not found | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital City Online Newspaper

Page not found

We're sorry, but the page you were seeking does not exist. It may have been moved or expired.  Perhaps our search engine can help. 



  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback