Man rescued from Lake Michigan while trying to rescue dog

Police officers formed a human chain to rescue the 33-year-old man and his dog, who are both unharmed, according to police.
1:47 | 01/29/19

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Now what big dairy ice rescue or police officers rushed into Lake Michigan to help solve favorite man trapped. In the frozen water while he was trying to rescue his dog today Norman it here with the story heartwarming story. It absolutely is the ending of an officer say that man could not have saved himself. He was trying to save his dog but ended up in the freezing water up tush chest they say he was numb and surrounded by slippery ice to an officer showed up. Amazing new video this morning. This 33 year old man who rescued by officers after falling into freezing Lake Michigan while trying to rescue his dog. He was standing in water up about changed just time. But he was numb he couldn't hold anything. And he couldn't he couldn't climb out officers were able to throw a leash formed to hold onto as they grab onto each cover for the humans train. Body cam video capturing this the moment he was rescued. There's no doubt in my mind hey good officers been in the right place the right time coupled with. Great teamwork and Smart the Smart thinking. By using the leash. We would've been heading in an entirely different conversation. The man was taken to the hospital where he's treated and released. And overnight police giving us this update can't keep got that in nineteen pound American eskimo mixed his fur frozen as he was pulled from the water but this morning the pup is doing fine. Check I wanted to remain anonymous but he issued a statement thanking the officers he says he's visited the beach for years to dissolve their recently died he recently rescued Peco who has just. Nine years old and got a little too excite his first trip to the beach and nine month old happened. And right that guy says he is no doubt that he would have died upheld the officer let that they were there.

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