Crews search for woman hit by boat off North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain

Crews search for woman hit by boat off North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain
State and local officials are searching for a woman who was hit by a boat in Lake Pontchartrain near Slidell. (Source: Jamal Smalls)

SLIDELL, La. (WVUE) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and other law enforcement agencies are searching for a 20-year-old woman who was hit by a boat while swimming off the North Shore Beach of Lake Pontchartrain.

A spokesman for LDWF said officials received a call around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Helicopters, boats and crews have actively been searching the area near Carr Dr. and Hwy. 11 in Slidell since the incident happened.

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