USCG Medevacs Woman from Afognak

Jacob Resneck/KMXT

A 64-year-old Afognak Island woman suffering from a possible stroke was medevaced Friday morning by a Coast Guard helicopter. The Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak reports that relatives called the command center at about 9:45 a.m. to report that the woman was in distress.

An MH-60 Jayhawk was diverted from a training mission and touched down on Afognak at about 11:50 a.m. The woman was brought to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center where her condition was listed Friday as stabled.

The woman’s name was not released.

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