Florida man dies saving teen from Lake Michigan at Porter Beach

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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Police say Thomas Kenning, who was visiting from Florida, went to help after seeing the young woman in distress in the lake.

PORTER BEACH, Ind. (WLS) -- A man died Monday at Porter Beach in Indiana while trying to save a teenager from Lake Michigan.

Police say Thomas Kenning, who was visiting from Florida, saw the young woman in distress in the lake.

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He was able to help her to safety before he got caught himself.

He was found between 20 and 30 feet from shore, officials said.

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