Man struggles, drowns in rough conditions in Lake Michigan

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 14:54:59-04

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP)  — A man who was struggling in high waves and strong current has drowned in Lake Michigan in Ottawa County.

The sheriff's department says the man was brought to shore after 4 p.m. Saturday in Park Township. He died despite quick life-saving efforts.

Authorities were working on his identification and reaching out to family.

A red flag was flying nearby at Holland State Park, a signal that beach conditions were risky at the time.