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ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — A man and a young girl were taken to a local hospital following a water rescue Sunday evening.
The rescue shocked tourists and anglers at Pass-a-Grille Beach.
“I saw a younger woman being pulled off of a boat,” said Veronica Meek. “She was pretty bloated, not looking well. They did CPR on her.”
Veronica Meek is visiting from Colorado and was fishing on Merry Pier when police told her to get off. Shortly thereafter, they pulled the woman onto the pier.
“And then I saw an older gentleman being pulled off of a boat about five, ten minutes after her, fairly bloated and unwell looking,” Meek said. “He was getting CPR done on him as well.”
According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the man and girl were rescued off of Pass-a-Grille Beach.
The sheriff’s office said the two are in critical condition at this time.
8 On Your Side is working to learn more information.