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Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Lake

April 25, 2019 - 3:35 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A woman was pulled from Lake Michigan Thursday near Lincoln Park on the North Side.

Chicago police and fire crews were dispatched at 1:36 p.m. for reports of a person in the water near Fullerton Avenue Beach in the 2100 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to police and Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

The woman, thought to be about 60, was removed from the lake and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in “grave” condition, Langford said.

Police said she has since been pronounced dead.

It was not immediately clear how she ended up in the water. Area North detectives are investigating.

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