Texas woman in critical condition after being pulled from water in Beverly Shores

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that a Texas woman was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan in Beverly Shores on Sept. 5, 2018.

The DNR stated that at about 12:25 p.m., Gwen McKibbin, 56, of New Braunfels, TX, was about 10 to 15 yards offshore at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore when she told a relative she was having trouble breathing. The relative pulled her to shore. Once there, McKibbin was unresponsive so a nearby beachgoer started CPR.

McKibbin was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Michigan City.

Assisting agencies were Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park Rangers, Beverly Shores Police Department, Beverly Shores Fire Department, Porter Fire Department, Porter Regional Ambulance, and Porter County Central Communications.

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