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OAKFIELD TWP., Mich. (WZZM) -- A man has died following a personal watercraft accident on Wabasis Lake.

Around noon Monday, Kent County Sheriff's deputies say Jordan Lee Kooienga, 22, was thrown from his 1995 Sea Doo personal watercraft while making a turn.

Kooienga was found floating facedown in the water. His brother and witnesses on a nearby pontoon were able to pull Kooienga to safety.

Kooienga died Tuesday at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.

Alcohol was not a factor in this accident. Kooienga was staying nearby at Wabasis Lake Park Campground.


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