Doctor Drowns After Saving Two Children From Lake Michigan

August 6, 2012 Updated Aug 6, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Doctor Drowns After Saving Two Children From Lake Michigan

August 6, 2012 Updated Aug 6, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT

A doctor died a hero over the weekend.

According to the Chicago Tribune, a 50-year-old pediatric surgeon from Chicago drowned Sunday after saving a pair of children from Lake Michigan. The doctor and his family were vacationing in Michigan at the time of the incident, according to the Chicago Tribune report.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.