Two rescued from Fish Lake in LaGrange County

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(Photo Supplied / Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 2)

A Good Samaritan is being credited for saving two people, after a boating incident on Fish Lake.

Brandon J. Heidorn, 23, and Jessica R. Searls, 22, both of LaGrange, were in a canoe together at Fish Lake, Sunday evening, when for an unknown reason their canoe overturned sending them into the frigid water.

A Good Samaritan on shore heard their cries for help. He was able to rescue the two victims by paddling out to them with a kayak and helping them safely to shore.

Both victims were airlifted to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, due to hypothermia.

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  1. The DNR didn’t rescue them so why show their boat. How about a picture of the owner of the kayak with the kayak. I have no problem giving the DNR credit, where credit is due, but that was not the case here. Way to go Good Samaritan, you saved two peoples lives, you rock!

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