A team of scientists have been studying Mount Baldy, which is more than 120 feet tall, to determine what caused a hole that trapped Nathan Woessner under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours on July 12, 2013.
Geologists investigating the mysterious hole that swallowed a 6-year-old boy last summer have found it’s just one of many under the dunes on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
One of the most popular areas of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will be closed through the summer.
The cause of the incident last July in which a 6-year-old boy survived more than three hours buried under 11-feet of sand on Mt. Baldy continues to baffle the experts seven months later.
It has been six weeks since a 6-year-old boy was rescued after being swallowed up by a mysterious hole on Mt. Baldy. Today, they’re hauling more equipment onto the closed sand dune as they continue to try to solve the mystery reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The National Park Service has found another hole in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, close to where 6-year-old Nathan Woessner fell in and was buried under 11 feet of sand for several hours last month.
The National Park Service and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be examining the Northwest Indiana sand dune that collapsed last month, burying a 6-year-old boy under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours.
Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old boy who survived being buried in an Indiana sand dune, was discharged from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital late Tuesday.
The 6-year-old boy buried underneath an Indiana sand dune for three hours is continuing to make a remarkable recovery.
Authorities at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore meet tomorrow to determine the next steps as they investigate last Friday’s incident in which a six-year-old boy was critically injured after sinking under the sand and being trapped for more than three hours on Mount Baldy.