A northwestern Indiana antheral drowned successful Lake Michigan aft rescuing his girlfriend, conservation officers said Monday.
Donald Turner, 28, of Portage, was swimming with his woman astatine the Washington Park formation successful Michigan City erstwhile she began to conflict successful the water, officers said.
Turner went to her assistance and was capable to get her to information earlier going underwater and not resurfacing, officers said.
A adjacent swimmer located Turner’s assemblage a abbreviated region distant from wherever helium was past seen, officers said. The Michigan City Fire Department instantly rendered lifesaving measures, and Turner was transported to a Michigan City hospital, wherever helium was pronounced dead.
The drowning happened soon aft 4:30 p.m. Sunday.