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Fisherman rescued from rough seas

A fisherman has been rescued from very rough seas after falling overboard off the coast from Salcombe this morning.


He was in the water with a lifejacket on for around an hour before being picked up by the coastguard helicopter from Newquay. 

There were waves up to four metres high and the sea teperature was nine degrees.

He was suffering from the cold and flown to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

His condition isn't known.

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