CHICAGO (STMW) — A man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Hyde Park neighborhood Friday night.

Police and fire crews pulled a 27-year-old man from the lake near the 5700 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:40 p.m., authorities said.

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Joe Cherry, of the 1300 block of South Fairfiled Avenue, was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:42 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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Witnesses told police they saw him take off his shirt and jump into the water, but that he failed to surface, police said.

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