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Man Critical After Pulled from Lake Michigan

(Porter County, IN) - A 72-year-old man was last reported in critical condition after being pulled from a beach at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Lake Michigan yesterday.


About 10:30 a.m., authorities said a lifeguard was notified the man had gone under the water and had not resurfaced. The man was located about 15 minutes later in about seven feet of water about 100 feet from shore.


Authorities said CPR was started right away.


The man was taken to Northwest Health Porter Hospital, where he was last reported in critical condition. The man's name was not disclosed, but authorities revealed he is from Illinois, and family members were notified about the incident. 


Authorities said the investigation is ongoing.

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