US Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the 800-foot tanker 'Eagle Texas' to medevac a crewmember who was reportedly suffering from symptoms of a cardiac arrest. Watchstanders informed  the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac.

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A US Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and transported the crewmember to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas, to be treated.

The mariner was reported in stable condition.