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Coast Guard picks up injured crew member near Lompoc

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The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 59-year-old man near Lompoc Monday evening. 

A crew was requested around 5:50 p.m. 10 miles southwest of Point Conception. 

The man was a crew member aboard the Bahamian-flagged bulk carrier ship, Sheila Ann, and had severely injured his hand. 

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was then dispatched to the area and flew the man to a Santa Barbara hospital. They say he is in stable condition. 

His name or the events leading up to the injury has not been released. 

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