NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - Rescue crews were again called to to the White River over the weekend after a kayaker became distressed near Noblesville on Sunday.
Noblesville firefighters were called to Potter Bridge after a kayak overturned, throwing the woman inside underwater.
The area was the same in which a mother and two young children were rescued by a Cicero man just a day before after falling into the river.
The kayaker, Sheridan resident Sherry Fleener, told firefighters that she was separated from her kayak. She was not wearing a life jacket at the time.
Rescue crews attempted to throw floating ropes and other flotation devices to Fleener, but she was too far away from shore.
When Fleener told firefighters she was getting too tired to continue holding onto the tree keeping her in place, Noblesville Fire Department Lt. Jim Trietsch jumped into the river and swam to her.
Trietsch was able to get himself and Fleener safely to another kayak that had stopped to help. Trietsch and Fleener were able to hang on and make it to shore with the assistance of the assisting kayaker, Lydia C. Clark, of Fishers.
Firefighters said Fleener was not injured.
Breakfast can lower risk of diabetes in kids
There are steps you can take each day to help you children have a healthier tomorrow.
Center Grove schools add 45 new teachers
Nearly four dozen new teachers have been added to the Center Grove district's faculty.
Sisters killed after police chase ends in crash
Two sisters were killed Monday evening when suspects running from police slammed into their car.
Fire at Roche facility causes $500K in damage
Crews spent two hours battling a two-alarm fire at a maintenance facility for Roche Diagnostics on the city’s northeast side.
New gluten-free bakery opens in Johnson County
A new bakery in town is changing up tradition and whipping up treats that will appeal to anyone with a sweet tooth.