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August 4, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Off-duty lifeguard, 17, pulls man from Lake Washington

Staff Reporter Ken Armstrong

A 17-year-old off-duty lifeguard pulled a man from Lake Washington Saturday night and performed CPR before members of the Seattle Fire Department arrived to help, according to KING-TV.

The man, 20, was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition, KING reported.

The off-duty lifeguard dived three times, in about 15 feet of water, before coming up with the man, according to KING. The man had sunk in the water off Pritchard Island Beach, in the Rainier Beach area.

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