UPDATE: Two 12-Year Old Drown After Falling Through Ice In Pike County Lake

Pike County (WEHT/NNDC) – The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says a 12-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy have died after falling through the ice in Pike County.

Conservation officers were able to rescue both victims within 30 minutes, but both died at the Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

We’re told the accident happened at a pond in southern Pike County. The call came in around 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

The Indiana DNR reports no foul play is suspected and autopsies are scheduled for Saturday. The DNR says updated information is expected Friday morning.

The names of the children have not been released. Officers are still investigating.


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