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Discussion in 'Questions about Indiana Hunting/Fishing Laws' started by ICOKnoy, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. NEWS RELEASE
    Indiana Conservation Officers Angela Goldman
    District Six Headquarters Public Information Officer
    PO Box 266 Telephone: 812-320-9839
    Nashville, IN 47448 Email: agoldman@dnr.in.gov
    812-988-9761 Dispatch 812-837-9536


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    07-17-07
    Five Year Old Boy Drowns at Monroe Reservoir Beach

    Bloomington, IN

    At 3:00 PM on July 16, 2007 five year old Zack Colvin drown while swimming with his ten year old sister and thirteen year old cousin. He was visiting the Paynetown Recreation Area Beach with his aunt. While his aunt was distracted, Zack tried to follow the older girls into deeper water. As soon as his aunt noticed he was not above the water, she immediately began searching the beach. A water search was organized using the patrons at the beach and Zack was located in approximately 5 feet of water. It is estimated that he was under water for approximately 7 to 10 minutes. CPR was started on the boy as soon as he was pulled from the water and continued until he was pronounced dead at Bloomington Hospital.

    Zack is the son of Sara Walls and Jonathan Colvin, both of Bedford, IN. He was not wearing any type of life jacket or other flotation device.

    The drowning is being investigated by Indiana Conservation Officer John Fennig.


    Angela M. Goldman
    Indiana Conservation Officer
    Public Information Officer
    Cellular 812-320-9839
    Dispatch 812-837-9536
    agoldman@dnr.in.gov


    District Six Headquarters
    PO Box 266
    Nashville, IN 47448
     
  2. This is extremely sad news. Please, everyone put a flotation vest on ALL younguns.
     

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