INCIDENT NUMBER: G27782

23 August 2016 at 1847 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Aroostook County, Maine.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 61-year-old male sustaining a severe head injury and other minor injuries caused by an accident while kayaking. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injuries.