Man missing in Lake Michigan; 4 likely drownings in 1 day
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a man who disappeared in Lake Michigan while trying to save a child, likely the fourth drowning on the same day in western Michigan.
Van Buren County Sheriff Dan Abbott says red flags signaling rough water must be respected.
A 7-year-old boy drowned at South Haven on Wednesday. The sheriff says searchers are looking for a man who tried to help the boy.
Separately, the body of a 60-year-old man was recovered from the Grand River channel to Lake Michigan in Ottawa County.
And a 16-year-old boy drowned Wednesday at another park along the lake in Ottawa County.