Swimmer Critically Hurt In Dive At Lake Afton

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Saturday, May 26, 2012

A woman was critically hurt while swimming at Lake Afton in western Sedgwick County. It happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Officials say the woman, who is in her 20s, was swimming in a designated area on the east side of the lake. She dove into the shallow water and struck her head when she hit the bottom.

The woman was taken to a Wichita hospital by helicopter in critical condition. Her name has not been released.

The accident is under investigation.

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