WATCH: Coast Guard lifts injured crew member from ship near OBX

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HATTERAS, NC (WAVY) – Early Sunday morning the Coast Guard was called to rescue an injured crew member from a ship nearly 60 miles off the coast of Hateras.

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According to the military, the command center of the Fifth Coast Guard in Portsmouth was called around 4 a.m. Sunday that a woman on the ship, Ivar Rifer, had seriously injured her hand in the engine room.

The Coast Guard launched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Elizabeth City Air Station to lift the woman off the ship.

She was taken to Norfolk Center General Hospital.

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WATCH: Coast Guard lifts injured crew member from ship near OBX

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