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Park Rapids man dies despite rescue

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Despite the heroic efforts of numerous officers Sunday evening, a Park Rapids man pulled from Fish Hook Lake died Thursday morning.

Walter "Jim" James Kimble, 79, was resuscitated by officers and ambulance personnel after his children noticed he'd disappeared while swimming.

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Kimble's daughter and son swam out into the lake and pulled Kimble to shore. He was 40 to 50 yards out, the sheriff's report stated. It was around 7 p.m.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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