Man critical after being pulled from Lake Pleasant

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A 29-year-old man nearly drowned Monday at Lake Pleasant. (8 May 2017) A 29-year-old man nearly drowned Monday at Lake Pleasant. (8 May 2017)
A man is in critical condition after nearly drowning at Lake Pleasant Monday. (8 May 2017) A man is in critical condition after nearly drowning at Lake Pleasant Monday. (8 May 2017)
Fire crews transporting a 29-year-old man from Lake Pleasant Monday after he nearly drowned. (8 May 2017) Fire crews transporting a 29-year-old man from Lake Pleasant Monday after he nearly drowned. (8 May 2017)
Fire crews transporting a 29-year-old man from Lake Pleasant Monday after he nearly drowned. (8 May 2017) [Source3TV/CBS 5] Fire crews transporting a 29-year-old man from Lake Pleasant Monday after he nearly drowned. (8 May 2017) [Source3TV/CBS 5]
PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A man is in critical condition after being pulled from underwater at Lake Pleasant this afternoon.

Peoria Fire spokesman Tim Eiden said the 29-year-old man suffered a medical emergency while he was swimming in the Humbug Cove section of Lake Pleasant around noon Monday.

Eiden said the man was underwater for around five minutes before a family member pulled him out of the water and began CPR.

The man was flown to a hospital and his condition is considered critical. 

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