Unconscious man rescued from 170-foot yacht off Fort Lauderdale coast

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews responded to an unconscious man aboard a 170-foot yacht, six miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale.

Officials said the 42-year-old victim was discovered passed out in the engine room of the boat.

Paramedics believe the man was suffering from heat exhaustion.

The victim was put on a fire boat and transported to a nearby hospital.

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