Man hospitalized after nearly drowning on Madeira Beach

PINELLAS — A 45-year-old man was hospitalized Monday afternoon after nearly drowning in Madeira Beach, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reported.

About 4:30 p.m., Renato Morales Mendoza was discovered unconscious on the beach in the 12000 block of Gulf Boulevard. Bystanders pulled him out of the water and performed CPR until fire rescue arrived, the Sheriff's Office said.

Mendoza was taken to Palms of Pasadena Hospital, where he was in serious condition Monday afternoon.

Man hospitalized after nearly drowning on Madeira Beach 05/29/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:51pm]

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