2 drownings in a week at Ludington State Park

LUDINGTON, Mich. — Emergency crews are searching Lake Michigan for a missing man off Ludington State Park.

Authorities said four people were swept into the lake from the Suable River around 3:13 p.m. Thursday. Mason County deputies were able to rescue three of them quickly, two of which are children who are related to the missing 38-year-old man.

People are asked to avoid the area while search efforts continue.

Thursday’s incident is the second water rescue near Ludington State Park this week. An 18-year-old drowned after being pulled into the water on Monday.

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1 Comment

  • Kevin Rahe

    I don’t think I’d try to float from a river into a big lake. I was up where the Two Hearted runs into Lake Superior a couple weeks ago, and the water at the mouth was very turbulent, even though Lake Superior itself was pretty calm at the time.

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