Gulfport Sailor Fighting for his Life
A Gulfport man is still fighting for his life after an electric shock at the dock’s near Gulfport Yacht Club hospitalized him on Sunday.
According to a GoFundMe page, John Harrison Doucet backed his boat into live power lines and suffered severe burns all over his body. He was transported to Memorial Hospital and then relocated to a hospital in Jackson.
Doctors removed both of his legs Sunday night and hope to transfer Doucet to a burn care center in Georgia as soon as possible.
People from all over have raised over $66,000 on a GoFundMe page to help with his recovery. If you’re interested in contributing towards Doucet’s medical expenses and rehabilitation, visit www.gofundme.com/JHDoucet.