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Allen County Sheriff’s Department Responds to a near Drowning

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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

Allen County Sheriff’s Department Responds to a near Drowning

 

 

WHEN:            September 24, 2008

VICTIM:          Gerald  K. Dietrich

                         M/W/39

                         Huntertown, IN

DETAILS:        On Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at approximately 3:00 p.m., an employee of Cedar Creek Golf Course was mowing the lawn near a pond when his riding lawnmower flipped over pinning the man in the pond.  The victim was flown to Parkview Main Hospital in critical condition by Samaritan.

 

UPDATE:         As of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 25, 2008, Mr. Dietrich is still in critical condition at Parkview Hospital.

 

 

 

CONTACT:     Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954