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Ohio man in critical after swimming accident at Lake Wawasee

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 6:08 am

An Ohio man was critically injured Saturday evening in a swimming accident at Lake Wawasee in Kosciusko County.

Indiana Conservation officers are investigating a the accident that injured Bradley Heyne, 26, of Coldwater, Ohio. About 6 p.m., Heyne was swimming with friends at the Lake Wawasee sandbar when he dove head-first off a boat, striking his head on the shallow sandbar.

Other boaters quickly pulled the unresponsive Heyne to shore and CPR was immediately started. Heyne was taken a local hospital where he remains in critical condition, Conservation officers reported.