Fisherman rescued from Megansett Harbor in North Falmouth
A fisherman was rescued from Megansett Harbor in North Falmouth Sunday morning after he was found unresponsive in the water, Falmouth Police said in a statement.
The man’s fishing companion alerted area residents, who pulled him from the water. He was resuscitated and taken to Falmouth Hospital. The man was identified as a 69-year-old Somerville resident, though police have not released his name.
In addition to local police, the Falmouth Department of Natural Resources and Falmouth Fire and Rescue responded to the incident, which occurred at about 6:45 a.m.
An investigation is being conducted by Massachusetts Environmental Police.
Robin Lord, a spokeswoman for Cape Cod Health Care which owns Falmouth Hospital, said Sunday evening that the man was in critical condition.Alli Knothe can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.