Bystanders pull man from water off Kingston’s Gord Downie Pier

Several people banded together Sunday to save the life of a man who nearly drowned in the water near Kingston's Gord Downie Pier. Fawwaz Muhammad-Yusuf

Editor’s note: This story has been updated based off new information provided. 

A couple of strangers pulled a man from Lake Ontario over the weekend.

CPR was performed on the drowning victim and a pulse was restored after he was pulled from the water at Gord Downie Pier on Aug. 6. Frontenac Paramedics say the man was sent to hospital in critical condition.

Frontenac paramedics could not comment on the continued condition of the man. Kingston Health Sciences Centre said it could not provide details on his condition without consent.

— with files from Global News’ Alexandra Mazur. 

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