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Another Michigan City Drowning

(Michigan City, IN) - A girl drowned in Michigan City over the weekend.


According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, an 11 year old girl and two other individuals on Saturday were in the water at Washington Park.  They began struggling about 8 p.m.


Police said two "Good Samaritans" assisted two of them to the shore then discovered the 11-year old child child was still missing.


Her body was recovered less than an hour later. 


A 14-year old girl pulled from the water in Michigan City the next day was fighting for her life. 


DNR officials said that girl along with familiy members were struggling in the water Saturday afternoon.  The teenager was found by a jetskier about ten minutes later and transferred to a South Bend hospital where she was last reported in critical condition and on life support. 


A 28-year old Portage man drowned a week ago at Washington Park which is not lifeguarded this year with lack of qualified applicants cited for the decision.

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