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Dramatic photos show lifeguard rescue on Maui

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Courtesy: Jimmie Hepp Courtesy: Jimmie Hepp
Courtesy: Jimmie Hepp Courtesy: Jimmie Hepp
PAIA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A visiting windsurfer nearly drowned at Hookipa Beach on Maui on Thursday, and a dramatic rescue by lifeguards was caught on film by a local photographer.

Photographer Jimmie Hepp snapped photos as two lifeguards jumped into the water at a spot called "The Rocks" as the windsurfer began to go under.

The windsurfer was taken to the hospital in serious condition. His identity has not yet been released.

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