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Elderly Elyria fisherman hospitalized after falling into reservoir

LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

An elderly Elyria man is at Metro after falling into the Wellington Reservoir on Sunday evening.

Firefighters say the victim was fishing with his son, when his fishing line became tangled. It appears the victim fell in the water while trying to free his line.

He didn't resurface, but people in a nearby boat spotted the man and were able to call for help.

Firefighters had him out of the water within seven minutes of the call.

The man's condition and name are not being released.

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