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Man drowns in Detroit River, was underwater for one hour

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Sep 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-25 19:07:09-04

A 48-year-old man drowned in the Detroit River on Monday, authorities say.

Authorities say he went overboard at Militant State Park on 1900 Atwater. 

The Harbor Master, dive teams and the Coast Guard were searching for him before he was pulled from the river and transported to a local hospital.

He was underwater for about an hour.