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UPDATE: Man dies after collapsing while paddleboarding on Upper Nemahbin Lake

Updated: 10:11 a.m. on November 2, 2018

SUMMIT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The man who died after suffering a medical emergency and falling off a paddleboard in Summit has been identified as Donato “Rick” Guerra. 

Police say the 62-year-old from Hartland was with a friend on Upper Nemahbin Lake when the incident happened around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday. 

The death is still under investigation. 

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Updated: 7:13 a.m. on November 1, 2018

SUMMIT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man is dead after suffering a medical emergency and falling off of a paddleboard in Summit.

Police say the 62-year-old Hartland man was paddleboarding with a friend on Upper Nemahbin Lake when the incident happened on Wednesday around 5:40 p.m.

The friend brought the man to the shore and called 911. Emergency crews arrived on the scene and transported him to a local hospital where he later died.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Posted: 9:04 p.m. on October 31, 2018

SUMMIT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man is in critical condition after a water rescue on Upper Nemahbin Lake Tuesday evening.

According to authorities, the Western Lakes Fire District responded to Upper Nemahbin Lake around 5:39 p.m. for a report of a man who had collapsed while paddleboarding.

The first rescue crews on scene found a man unresponsive in the water. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

There is currently no word on his condition.

The incident remains under investigation by the Village of Summit Police Department.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.


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