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Man injured in Waukegan jet ski accident pronounced dead

The 50-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday and later died.

A man died in an apartment fire Jan. 18, 2021 in Waukegan.
A 50-year-old man died, Aug. 24, 2019, after being pulled from Lake Michigan after he fell from his jet ski.
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A 50-year-old man who was pulled from Lake Michigan in Waukegan Sunday after falling from his jet ski has died, the Lake County coroner’s office said.

The man, of Mundelein, was taken to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan in critical condition following the rescue but succumbed to his injuries soon after, the coroner’s office said.

An autopsy performed Monday found that he drowned, the coroner’s office said. Toxicology results are pending.

The investigation into his death is ongoing.