Injured Wisteria Island liveaboard airlifted to Miami
A 38-year-old woman living on a boat near Wisteria Island just off Key West was airlifted to Miami Thursday night after she suffered a serious cut to her leg.
Stephanie Lynn Burnham, formerly of Atlantic City, New Jersey, was airlifted to Jackson South Medical Center after it appeared her femoral artery in her leg had been cut.
Burnham was listed in stable condition Thursday night.
The U.S. Coast Guard, Sheriff’s Office and Key West Police Department responded to the 7:50 p.m. call.
A man living with Burnham on the boat who called 911 stated she accidently cut herself when she sat on a knife.
The incident remains under investigation with the Sheriff’s Office being the primary agency.