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Illinois teen identified as drowning victim at Indiana Dunes

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Published: Jun. 24, 2020 at 3:41 PM EDT
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An Illinois teenager has been identified as the swimmer who drowned in Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park.

The Porter County coroner’s office says 18-year-old Dominic Snovicky of Plainfield, Illinois, was rushed to Porter Regional Hospital and pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday.

Porter Fire Chief Lewis Craig Jr. says Snovicky went underwater about 11 a.m.

He was found in the water just after 12:30 p.m. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says witnesses said the teen was hit by a wave.

There was a beach hazard warning for high waves and dangerous swimming conditions at the time.

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6/24/2020 11:19:39 AM (GMT -4:00)

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