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2 drownings in a week at Ludington State Park

Posted: 4:44 PM, Jul 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-26 05:49:29-04

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.