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2 people die after boat strikes bridge in western Michigan

Posted: 6:31 PM, Sep 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-09 22:31:21Z

Authorities say two people have died after the boat they were on struck a bridge in western Michigan.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office said the boat was crossing through a canal from Tub Lake to Barton Lake when it struck the Portage Road bridge Saturday evening in Schoolcraft Township.

It says two of the three individuals on the boat were killed. It has not provided details about the third person's condition or any other details about the accident that occurred about 130 miles west of Detroit.