Three bystanders rescue kayaker from near drowning at Eagle-Vail Pavilion pond
Police were called at about 1 p.m. after the bystanders jumped into the water and pulled the victim to shore. The man was unresponsive and not breathing.
The three bystanders immediately started CPR and administered rescue breaths until medical personnel arrived on scene. The victim, whose name police did not immediately release, was transported to a nearby hospital and had made a full recovery by early evening.
"The Eagle County Sheriff's Office would like to acknowledge the efforts of the three bystanders who acted without hesitation to rescue the male party," police said in a release.
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