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Incidents On Cass County Lakes
Monday Jul 02, 2018 11:37am

By: Mike Stiles


(UNDATED) – Two incidents on two separate Cass County lakes sent two people to the hospital.

At 8:50 Saturday morning, the Cass County Sheriff's Department was sent to Big Fish Lake in Marcellus Township. Deputies say a boat driven by 55 year old Michael Mondovich of Granger, Indiana lost control and struck a pier and two boats. It appears that Mondovich suffered a severe medical condition and lost consciousness, causing the boat to go out of control.

Witnesses and first responders performed CPR on Mondovich, who was taken to Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital via Pride Care Ambulance. The Marcellus Fire Department and Marcellus Ambulance assisted deputies.

At 4:17 PM Saturday, the Sheriff's Department was called to Dewey Lake in Silver Creek Township for a water related emergency. A 63 year old woman from Palos Heights, Illinois was floating on a tube near a sand bar when her family pet jumped in the lake and started to struggle. She tried to help her pet and also started having problems staying afloat.

Her husband entered the water, but was not able to get his wife into the boat. Several people came to help out and the woman was eventually brought to shore and then taken to Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital to be treated for non life threatening injuries. No personal flotation devices were used.

Assisting were the Cass County Road Patrol, the Cass County Marine Division, Pride Care Ambulance and the Sister Lakes Fire Department.

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