MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man was pulled from Millerton Lake after he went underwater for several minutes on Saturday afternoon, according to the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Around 3:30 p.m., state parks lifeguards and deputies from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office were called out to the lake after it was reported that a man had gone underwater and never resurfaced.
Crews searched for the man for around 10 minutes before he was pulled from the water by a lifeguard.
The man was rushed to a local hospital, where officials say his condition is currently unknown.
State parks officials say the Madera County Coroner’s Office has taken over the investigation.