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.READ MORE: UIC Receives $6 Million Grant From Federal Government To Test VT-109, Drug To Treat Severe Lung Complications From COVID-19
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.READ MORE: DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic Remarks And 'Insensitive' Comments on HIV/AIDS
Witnesses told police they saw him take off his shirt and jump into the water, but that he failed to surface, police said.MORE NEWS: 3 Hospitalized After Person Is Pushed Through Window During Fight At Congress Hotel Near Lollapalooza
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