2 fishermen die after boat capsizes in Van Buren County

KEELER TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Authorities say two fishermen have died after the boat they were riding in capsized in a lake in southwestern Michigan.

Michigan State Police say 45-year-old Douglas Charles McIntyre of Decatur and a 64-year-old Robert E. Novick from Evergreen Park, Illinois, were found in Keeler Lake on Saturday evening and were pronounced dead at separate hospitals. Their names weren't immediately released.

Rescue crews were called to the lake in Van Buren County's Keeler Township by a person who said his friends were fishing and had yelled for help.

The boat was found by rescuers in the southwest corner of the lake, about 75 yards from shore, and crews found the men nearby.

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