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Man drowns while attempting to rescue a woman from Lake Erie

 
Posted Saturday, May 31st 2014 @ 10pm

The Bay Village Fire Chief Chris Lyons calls 43 year old Pete Radke of Medina; A Hero'. Radke lost his life on Saturday while trying to save a young woman from the waters of Lake Erie. The incident took place late Saturday afternoon. Rescue crews from several departments including the Coast Guard responded to Huntington Beach for the active search. Radke's rescue attempt took place before crews arrived. Those crews did rescue the young woman who was taken to St. John Westshore. Her condition is unknown. Radke leaves behind his wife and four children.

 

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