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      Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman

      A still from U.S. Coast Guard video shows an injured fisherman being hoisted into a helicopter on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.

      The Coast Guard rescued an injured fisherman from a New Bedford-based fishing boat early Monday.

      The Coast Guard said the 51-year-old crew member partially severed a finger while fixing the Bulldog's steering mechanism. The boat was about 60 miles east of Chatham.

      The crew member was hoisted to a Coast Guard helicopter at about 7 a.m. and flown to Massachusetts General Hospital. His condition wasn't immediately available.

      The remaining crew members fixed the steering, and the boat was returning to New Bedford.