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DNR: Man critical after near-drowning at Michigan City

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A Michigan City man was listed in critical condition after slipping underwater on Saturday near Washington Park Beach in Michigan City, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said.

According to DNR, at 8:30 p.m. Christian Rosete, 25, was swimming with family when he was overcome by waves and did not resurface. Michigan City firefighters along with good Samaritans were able to pull him from the water.

Rosete was then transported to Franciscan Health Michigan City, where he was listed in critical condition.

“It was red-flag’ conditions at the time of the incident, meaning no swimming was allowed in the area due to the dangerous water conditions,” DNR said.

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the incident.



Posted 7/22/2019




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