Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan on North Side

A man died after being pulled from Lake Michigan Monday afternoon on the North Side.

Emergency crews responded to a call of a person in the water at 2:45 p.m. in the 300 block of East Montrose Harbor Drive, according to police and fire officials.

The Fire Department Marine Unit found the 24-year-old in the water about 100 yards from the lighthouse off Montrose Beach, authorities said.

He was taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital, where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death but did not immediately have more details.

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