Bay Village Fire rescues kayaker

Bay Village Fire rescues kayaker

BAY VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) - Bay Village Fire Department along with Lakewood Fire rescued a kayaker off the lake Tuesday morning.

Police said they received a 911 call around 3:30 a.m., saying somebody was yelling help from Lake Erie.

They found the kayaker, Alex Davies, in the water about 100 yards offshore near Lake Avenue at Douglas Drive.

Davies, 28, was transported to Fairview Hospital. His condition is not known. The water temperature of the lake is 41 degrees.

From the Great Lakes Water Safety Conference, this is the 8th person to be rescued from Lake Erie since Saturday.

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