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The weekend ends with a second water rescue

The weekend ends with a second water rescue

(Cleveland) - There was a frantic water rescue on Cleveland's east side Sunday evening.

Three people were pulled from Lake Erie, near East 72nd Street. A 12 year old taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in stable condition.

Two adults were rushed to MetroHealth Medical Center, a female who was in stable condition, and a male who was believed to have been in full arrest.

On Saturday, at around 4:40pm rescue crews were called to Euclid Beach Park after two swimmers were reported missing and it ultimately turned deadly.

When MetroParks Rangers arrived to assist in the search, a 10-year-old child was pulled from the waters and lying on the beach.  The child was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. 

A 24 year old man also struggled in the water and he was pulled from the lake and rushed to Euclid Hospital where he died.  The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner's office has identified him as Treveno Sledge of Euclid.  

MetroParks Spokesperson Sue Allen says the area the swimmers were in does not have a lifeguard.  Allen says "there are signs that indicate that there is no lifeguard and it is an unattended beach and people still go in the water."

The Cleveland Fire Department, and Cleveland MetroParks Rangers utilized dive teams in the search. The Coast Guard also used a helicopter.

(Photo by Tom Moore/WTAM)
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