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Man struggles, drowns in rough conditions in Lake Michigan

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Posted at 7:13 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 19:13:48-04

A man who was struggling in high waves and strong current has drowned in Lake Michigan in Ottawa County.

The sheriff's department says the man was brought to shore after 4 p.m. Saturday in Park Township. He died despite quick life-saving efforts.

Authorities were working on his identification and reaching out to family.

A red flag was flying nearby at Holland State Park, a signal that beach conditions were risky at the time.