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Surfer in critical condition after being pulled from water at Sandy Beach

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Ocean Safety officials said a man in his mid-40s was taken to the hospital in critical condition after lifeguards pulled him from the water at Sandy Beach.

The incident happened at approximately 4 p.m.

A snorkeler in the area reportedly noticed the surfer in trouble and alerted lifeguards, who performed CPR on the man after using a paddleboard to pull him from the water. Paramedics took over treatment once they arrived at the scene, then transported the man to the hospital.

A high surf advisory remains in effect for north and east-facing shores of Oahu until 6 p.m. Monday.

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