Woman nearly drowns in Geneva Lake

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Gazette Staff
August 21, 2008
— A Chicago woman is in critical condition at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn after nearly drowning in Geneva Lake, police said.

Lake Geneva police were called to the public beach on Wrigley Drive at 4:48 p.m. Wednesday. A 51-year-old Chicago woman was unresponsive and floating face up, just off shore. Lake Geneva Water Safety Patrol lifeguards and a passerby were able to pull her to shore and start CPR.

The Lake Geneva Police Department declined to give the woman’s name.

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