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Miami, Florida -- A Coast Guard crew from Air Station Clearwater rescued an elderly man from a cruise ship near Cuba Sunday.

Herman Steidel Lebron, 88, of Puerto Rico suffered internal injuries while aboard the Canival Victory cruise ship, the Coast Guard said. How he suffered the injuries was not stated.

The Coast Guard launched a C-130 plane and MH-60 helicopter in response to the emergency. The helicopter evacuated Lebron and brought him to the Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West for tratment.