WALTON COUNTY-- A good Samaritan pulled 45-year-old Donato Rios from the water in Walton County earlier this evening.
According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, Rios began drowning in the Gulf near Monaco Street in Miramar Beach, when he was then pulled to shore.
An off-duty paramedic and deputies began giving Rios CPR, until EMS arrived on scene.
He was then transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Walton County.
Rios is currently in critical condition.