(STMW) — A man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan early Sunday on the Near North Side.

Crews responded to a call of a man in Lake Michigan near Elm Street at 2:44 a.m., Chicago Fire Department Commander Curtis Hudson said.

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They found a 50-year-old man in a scuba suit in the water unresponsive and not breathing, Hudson said.

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He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Hudson said.

 

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