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Marina transfers heart attack victim from Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — An American man who displayed signs of a heart attack was transferred from the island of Isla Mujeres. On Thursday, the 67-year-old man required assistance from the Marina for the transfer to land.

The rescue team of the Ninth Naval Region provided support to the Isla Mujeres Community Hospital with the transfer of the American man.

The man was transferred to Puerto Juárez by Naval Search, Rescue and Maritime Surveillance Station (ENSAR) personnel where an ambulance was waiting. He was then taken to a Cancun hospital for treatment for an acute myocardial infarction.