Man Expected to Be Okay After Near Drowning on Mustang Island

An 80-year old man was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning in the water on Mustang Island at around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.

It happened near mile marker 89. According to police, the man was visiting the area from Russia. He was in the water and was knocked over by some waves. The man was pulled out of the water by his daughter with the assistance of people who were in the area.

The man was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.


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