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Kite surfer rescued along Milwaukee’s lakefront

MILWAUKEE — It was a dangerous rescue along Milwaukee’s lakefront Thursday afternoon, April 19.

A FOX6 viewer shared video showing Milwaukee police and the U.S. Coast Guard rescuing a kite surfer from the frigid water near the McKinley Marina.

The water appeared to be pretty rough Thursday afternoon, with waves close to five feet.

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The kite surfer was taken to the hospital.

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