Carnell Williams, pulled from Lake Michigan near Grant Park by Chicago fire, dies, CPD says; high waves still expected Friday

Carnell Williams, pulled from Lake Michigan near Grant Park by Chicago fire, dies, CPD says; high waves still expected Friday

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Crew by way of

Friday, August 12, 2022 12:58PM

CHICAGO (TOC) — A forty five-year-old man died shortly after being rescued from Lake Michigan Thursday evening.

The incident befell close to Grant Park, based on the Chicago Fireplace Division.

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The person has been recognized as Carnell Williams. Williams was taken to Northwestern Hospital and was later pronounced useless earlier than 9 p.m., CPD says.

An post-mortem is at the moment pending, based on the Prepare dinner County health worker’s workplace.

Police didn’t say what led as much as the rescue, however an investigation is ongoing, pending the outcomes of the post-mortem.

A seaside hazard assertion is in impact for Illinois and northwest Indiana via 10 a.m. Friday, with waves having the potential to achieve 6 ft at instances.

Solar Occasions Media Wire contributed to this report.

The video from the participant above is from a earlier report.

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