Near-drowning at Lutheran Lake

A woman who was involved in a near-drowning incident on Lutheran Lake Friday afternoon has been flown to an Indianapolis hospital. Our news-gathering partners at “The Republic” are reporting that the unidentified woman was rescued by her husband and a passing boater shortly after 3:30 p.m.

An Indiana Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman told the newspaper that the woman and her husband were using inflatable rafts in a swimming area at the lake when the woman fell off her raft and began struggling in the water.

The report says that Southwest Volunteer Fire Department firefighters arrived and gave first aid to the woman before she was flown to St. Vincent Hospital.

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