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Texas Woman Rescues Injured Man In Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman visiting from Texas performed CPR on a 60-year-old man she found unresponsive in the waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

The 30-year-old woman and another person saw the man lying unresponsive in the water about 7:50 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Greenleaf Avenue, police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said.

They performed CPR until paramedics arrived and took the victim, a West Side man, to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in critical condition.

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