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Boy Nearly Drowns In Lake Superior

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DULUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in Lake Superior on Monday afternoon.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the boy was swimming with a group for about 20 minutes before he went under the water and didn’t resurface.

At 4:17 p.m., members of the Duluth Fire Department recovered the boy near Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum by the boardwalk.

He was taken to a Duluth hospital where he is in critical condition. The incident is still under investigation.

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