Texas Game Warden rescues 6-year-old

Texas Game Warden Ben Bailey rescued a 6-year-old who was swept away while floating in an inner tube on Lavaca Bay.

A Texas Game Warden rescued a young girl Tuesday after she was swept into the Matagorda shipping channel while floating on an inner tube near Magnolia Beach.

Texas Game Warden Ben Bailey rescued the 6-year-old while patrolling on Lavaca Bay in Calhoun County, according to a news release. Bailey responded to a call about 3 p.m. Tuesday from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office reporting that the girl had floated away while on a small inner tube in Lavaca Bay, according to the release. The girl and her grandmother had been swimming at Magnolia Beach when the girl was swept away by strong winds and waves.

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