Girl, 9, dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan at Marquette Beach in Gary, Indiana

Girl, 9, dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan at Marquette Beach in Gary, Indiana

GARY, Ind. (TOC) — A 9-year-old woman has died after she was pulled from Lake Michigan close to a seashore in Gary, Indiana Tuesday afternoon.

She was with a 14-year-old woman who was rescued by beachgoers who noticed the women struggling in an unguarded portion of Marquette Seashore, in line with the Indiana Dept. of Pure Sources. However the 9-year-old woman slipped underneath and could not be positioned.

Gary police mentioned first responders shaped a human chain to seek for the youthful woman whereas the Lake County Sheriff’s Division helicopter searched overhead, ultimately finding her.

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The 9-year-old woman was pulled from the lake and acquired CPR earlier than she was taken to a close-by hospital, police mentioned.

Indiana DNR officers mentioned the woman was later pronounced lifeless on the hospital. Her identify has not but been launched.

The 14-year-old woman was handled on the scene and launched, IDNR mentioned.

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