Crews search Lake St. Clair in Harrison Township after man drowns attempting to rescue friend

(WXYZ) - The Macomb County Sheriff's Office and rescue crews are searching for a missing boater in Lake St. Clair in Harrison Township. 

We're told seven friends were boating out on the lake. When they were coming ashore, a woman apparently fell out of the boat. Authorities say two men dived in to help her.

One of the men, a 33-year-old from Shelby Township, never came back up. The Macomb County Sheriff's Office says this is a confirmed drowning.

The sheriff's office also says that none of the boaters were wearing life jackets and that alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. 

A dive team was out there late Monday with special technology to aid in their search. 

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