GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The body of a 21-year-old man was recovered from Lake Michigan Sunday evening, after disappearing at Grand Haven State Park.
The incident happened at 3:53 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, after the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety responded to a call of a swimmer being swept away beyond the swim buoys.
Grand Haven State Park had posted on their Facebook page Sunday morning that the flags on the beach were considered red and that swimming was not advised.
"Red flag today, as you can see, and this is a little mellow of what it was a couple of hours ago," said Jeff Hawke of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety. "So very dangerous conditions. Even the rescuers who were trained in this water were having trouble with the rip current."
Police are not releasing the victim's name until all of his family are notified.
Water Rescue at Grand Haven State Park
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