Nine-Year-Old Dies After Swimming in IN Lake

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PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl has died after she went missing while swimming in a northwestern Indiana lake, according to police.

Emergency crews were called Sunday evening to Lakeshore Camp Resort in Portage, where the girl began struggling in the water near a swim platform, state Conservation Officer Terri Millefoglie said. Lifeguards immediately began a search but the girl was found about a half hour later by a firefighter in about 15 feet of water.

The girl was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. No other information about the girl was immediately released.

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