UPDATE: Dakota News Now is reporting that authorities say a man who nearly drowned at Wall Lake remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

According to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, witnesses say the man was with some children on a flotation device. A couple of the children fell into the water, and the man went in after to rescue them.

No one else was injured. Authorities previously described the victim as a man in his 30s.


Previous story:

Search and rescue crews were called to Wall Lake west of Sioux Falls on Tuesday night just before 9:00 PM for a reported drowning. Dakota News Now reports that the man in his 30's was pulled out of the water after being under for about 45 minutes.

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Authorities are expected to release more details later Wednesday.

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