Man drowns after medical episode causes him to fall off boat
PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is dead after drowning and the sheriff’s office believes a medical episode caused him to fall off into a boat and into the water.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon on Cedar Lake in Van Buren County.
Deputies say the victim, a 37-year-old man from Paw Paw, was on the water in a boat by himself when he fell in the water.
A resident called 911 and tried to help the victim but could not reach him.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.
No names have been released.