A man is in serious condition at a Hutchinson hospital after nearly drowning in Cheney Lake.

The accident happened at around 11:45 this morning at M&M Point.

Investigators say the man, in his 70's, was wind sailing when fell into the water.

Someone he was with pulled him out of the water and gave the man first aid. He was not breathing at the time.

Authorities say the man was an experienced windsurfer and he was wearing safety equipment.