Sleeping Bellevue sailor wakes up beached in Oregon
August 3, 2010 · Updated 12:00 PM
A retired Bellevue doctor fell asleep while sailing near the Oregon coast and found himself beached in the town of Newport, according to Portland-based KGW.com.
Dispatchers received calls about the man's stranded 38-foot yacht on Friday around 8 a.m.
The 77-year-old live-aboard owner from Bellevue was found on the beach suffering from hypothermia. He was taken to a local hospital.