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St. Petersburg, Florida -- A 54-year-old man had to be medically evacuated by the Coast Guard Friday.

The man who was aboard a 53-foot tug boat reportedly had chest pains approximately seven miles west of Egmont Key.

The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater lifted the man into their Jayhawk helicopter and took him to Tampa General Hospital for treatment.

VIDEO: Coast Guard airlifts man from tug boat

A 54-year-old man had to be medically evacuated by the Coast Guard Friday.

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