CHICAGO (CBS)– Two friends were knocked into Lake Michigan by 10-to-15-foot waves while walking on the Michigan City Lighthouse Breakwall Friday night.
John Hammons, 22, of LaPorte, was able to swim back to the breakwall around 7:30 p.m. He then tried to throw a life ring to rescue his friend.READ MORE: Local Businesses Hope For Similar Outcome Of Shoppers For Small Business Saturday
When Slater Harkleroad, 20, of Union Mills, did not resurface, he was rescued by the Coast Guard and was later pronounced deceased at Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City.Chicago Police Recover Stolen U-Haul Truck In North Lawndale
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